1995 The original Ronaldo, one of the best scorers in soccer history, retired on Feb. 14, 2011. At 34, Ronaldo walks away from soccer with the most goals scored all time in the FIFA World Cup, two World Cup titles and as a three-time FIFA player of the year. 1996 Ronaldo presents his FC Barcelona jersey to fellow Brazilian Alex Barros at the Montmelo circuit outside Barcelone in 1996. This was only the beginning of Ronaldo's interest in racing. Since 2005, Ronaldo has been the co-owner of A-1 Team Brazil, a Brazilian Grand Prix racing team. 1997 Ronaldo cuddles up to former girlfriend Susana Werner in 1997. Ronaldo was one of the most popular soccer players internationally in the 1990's. Here he's swarmed by reporters as he arrives for the 1998 World Cup in France. Despite losing to France in the final, Ronaldo was named the best player of the tournament. 1998 French goalkeeper Fabien Barthez charges into Ronaldo during the 1998 World Cup final between France and Brazil. France won 3-0. Ronaldo, accompanied by his mother, Sonia Nazario De Lima, presents Pope John Paul II with a Brazilian national team jersey and an Inter Milan jersey at the Vatican in 1998. Brazilian soccer fans will forever remember Ronaldo for his fun-loving antics, dominant scoring ability, mesmerizing dribbling skills and leadership on two World Cup-wining teams.1999 Ronaldo gives the thumbs-up on a tour of the falls at Foz do Iguacu National Park, Brazil, in June 1999. The Brazilian national soccer team was training nearby in preparation for the Copa America tournament. Ronaldo and Rivaldo lounge by the pool in Buenos Aires. Ronaldo and Rivaldo played on the Brazil national team from 1994 to 2003 and the tandem scored 96 goals in 171 combined appearances. 2000 Ronald and his then wife, former Brazilian soccer player Milen Domingues, make a toast during their wedding in 1999. 2001 Ronaldo tries his hand at golf during the 2001 Pro-Am at the Brazilian Open in San Paolo.