Ronaldo is a genuine icon of world football, matched only by David Beckham for fame, recognition and marketability. He has been named FIFA World Player of the Year three times and European Player of the Year twice, and is close to breaking the record for scoring the most international goals. Ronaldo- The Journey of a Genius reveals how the star rose from humble beginnings in Rio de Janeiro to become a football phenomenon. It reveals the inside story of his explosive impact on the world game at Barcelona in 1997, the mysterious events of the World Cup final at France 98 and the horrendous knee injury that threatened to finish his career. James Mosley has encapsulated the highs and lows of the Brazilian football star s remarkable career to date and also looks at his life off the pitch. Brimming with exclusive interviews and full of revealing new insights, this is the definitive Ronaldo biography.
James Mosley was born in Rochdale in 1971 and has contributed to skysports.com, FourFourTwo magazine and Golf Monthly magazine. He currently shares his time between England and Brazil.