Ronaldo Is Set to Announce His Retirement Tomorrow, Leaving Us Great Memories

Mike Goncalves@MGoncalves10Correspondent IIIFebruary 14, 2011

DORTMUND, GERMANY - JUNE 22:  Ronaldo of Brazil is congratulated celebrates scoring his second goal and his teams fourth during the FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 Group F match between Japan and Brazil at the Stadium Dortmund on June 22, 2006 in Dortmund, Germany.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
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Thirty-four-year-old Brazilian striker Ronaldo is set to announce his retirement tomorrow. He himself has confirmed the announcement for tomorrow, calling it quits to his successful and rich career.

He is currently under contract with the Brazilian team Corinthians, but he has been suffering from injury and fitness problems. 

When asked about the announcement, he said: "My body aches. In my head, I want to continue, but this body can't take much more. In recent days I have cried like a baby."

Ronaldo was and is considered to be one of the greatest football players to ever wear the Brazilian colors. He was the all-time leading scorer in the World Cup with 15 goals. He played in four World Cups for the Brazilian team, and of those four he would go on to win two titles.

Ronaldo has now been at Corinthians for two years, but he will be specifically remembered for his stellar careers at PSV Eindhoven, Barcelona, Inter, Real Madrid and AC Milan.

Some would argue that his best single season came at the Camp Nou as he defended the Barcelona colors. 

Ronaldo is set to announce his retirement at the Corinthians headquarters at 12:40 p.m. local time.

He leaves us with a total of 620 appearances in all competitions and 420 goals scored.

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