Former Brazilian striker Ronaldo will become the majority shareholder of the club in his debut, Cruzeiro.
Already owner of the Spanish team of Real Valladolid, the Brazilian Ronaldo will buy the club from Cruzeiro, where he made his big debut with the pros between 1993 and 1994. He confirmed the news this Saturday via a press release.
“Very happy to have completed this operation,” said the double Ballon d’Or. To say that I have a lot to give to the Cruzeiro, to bring the Cruzeiro to where it deserves to be. We have a lot of work ahead of us. I ask the supporters to reconnect with the club, to go to the stadium, because we will need a lot of strength and unity. We have a lot of work to do and a lot of ambition to get Cruzeiro back on track. We have nothing to celebrate at the moment, but we have a lot of ambition. “
If the details of the transaction have not yet been released, Ronaldo is expected to become the majority shareholder of club auriverde by owning up to 90% of the shares.