The former Evertonian striker completed his dream move to Old نقد النقد الاجنبى just hours before the close of the transfer window on Tuesday 31 August 2004. 2003 season against Tottenham at Goodison Park.
Nine games later he scored his first Premiership goal at the age of 16 – a last minute wonder strike which earned Everton a dramatic 2-1 victory over Arsenal. Wayne’s talents were soon recognised at international level and he became England’s youngest ever player in February 2003 when he came on as a substitute against Australia at Upton Park. He is also the youngest player to have scored for his country at the age of 17 in September 2003 against Macedonia. His reputation as one of the world’s most exciting young players was further enhanced by his hugely impressive performances for England at Euro 2004 in Portugal. Wayne’s four goals in four games against Switzerland and Croatia, which included a stunning 25-yard strike against the Croats, were enough to convince Sir Alex Ferguson that he had to sign up the striker he had been tracking since he was a 14-year-old.
Following intense transfer negotiations with Everton, United finally got their man to the obvious delight of the Reds boss. I am very excited,” beamed Fergie. I think we have got the best young player this country has seen in the past 30 years. Wayne himself can’t wait to begin a new chapter in an already impressive career. As soon as I knew United were interested, there was only one place I was going. I hope I can gel in as quickly as possible and become one of those players as well.
Ronaldo was born on the 22nd of September 1976 in Bento Ribeiro, a suburb of Rio de Janeiro. He is named after Doctor Ronaldo Valente, who assisted his mother, Sonia dos Santos Barata, during her third delivery. Evidence of the physical coordination is clear from the start as he soon learns how to walk, play and even dance. From the very beginning, school is just a bit of a nuisance for him. He prefers being outdoors, playing barefoot and dreaming the dream.
He wants to become like his idol, Zico. While Ronaldo steers his team to victory, he is seen by a member of Social Ramos, who succeeds in moving the young boy to his own team also if Sonia, his mother, try to resist because the bus trip from Bento Ribeiro to Social Ramos takes two hours each way. Ronaldo, now 11 years old, feels ready for proper soccer. Social Ramos and soccer with Sao Cristovao. He becomes best scorer in both tournaments and has to choose which path to follow. He decides to focus on Sao Cristovao only.