After suffering yet another horrific knee injury around
a year ago, few would have thought Ronaldo would ever get back to the
playing field again. However, recently he made his return with Brazilian
club Corinthians and even bagged his first goal.
Now there is even talk of a return to the national team for the
32-year-old. Milan striker Alexandre Pato, who seems to be at the start
of a career comparable to that of the Phenomenon, would certainly be in
favor of this.
"I watched his recent performances on television," the 19-year-old told
La Gazzetta dello Sport, "I'm very happy for him because he suffered a
"He has already done a lot for the Seleçao, but I think he could still
give his contribution. Brazil have many champions, but there is only one
Phenomenon. Ronaldo is an idol and an example for me.
"He had a thousand injuries, almost all of them very serious, but always
somehow managed to pick himself up and come back. He has an incredible
Ronaldo and Pato briefly played together at Milan before Ronaldo's
injury in February of last year.