MARCA reports that legendary Brazil striker Ronaldo is advanced talks over purchasing his own football club which is Spanish side Real Valladolid. 41-year-old is ready to spend €30 million to become the principal shareholder of the club and take over as president. Blanquivioleta current chief executive Carlos Suarez is set to carry on in his position at club’s infrastructure. Mexican businessman Ernest Tinajero is also named among the potential buyers.
- Ronaldo retired from football in 2010
- In January Ballon d’Or winner was highlighted as potential buyer of undisclosed Championship side but it was just rumors