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Ronaldo Nazario Bought Boyish Club To Help Get Them Out Of Financial Crisis

Ronaldo has just bought El Cruzeiro, the club where he made his debut and the one that gave him a shot to go to Europe. In 1992, Cruzeiro bought Ronaldo from Sao Cristovao for $ 25,000. He played there between 1993 and 1994 where he managed to score 56 goals in 58 games at the age of 18. Then they sold him to PSV for 6 million

Today, 27 years later Cruzeiro is in Division 2 and came close to relegation. He bought the club for $70 million. His reasoning was this:

“I owe a lot to this club, I want to return it to where it deserves to be.”

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