15 years since Ronaldo’s debut with Real Madrid

06 Oct 2017

This Friday marks the 15th anniversary of Ronaldo Nazario’s debut with Real Madrid, on October 6, 2002 against Alaves at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.

It was a game that will be remembered for the Brazilian’s double after he joined the action in the 63rd minute. Just 62 seconds into his debut, he scored his first Real goal. Roberto Carlos looked for his compatriot with a measured cross, which he controlled with his chest and volleyed past Dutruel.

Los Blancos had paid 45 million euros to Inter for the player just one hour before the transfer market closed, and that summer, the Brazilian had shown the world that his knee injuries were definitely behind him after winning the Golden Boot in the World Cup held in Korea and Japan.

Ronaldo left Inter after scoring 58 goals in the 99 official matches he played in his five seasons as a ‘neroazurro’.

From that October 6, 2002 until January 7, 2007, in which he played his last match for Real (against Deportivo in the Estadio Riazor), the Brazilian had represented the club in 170 official matches, scoring 104 goals.

He won two LaLiga’s, a Spanish Super Cup and an Intercontinental Cup.

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