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Last Updated: Monday February 14 2011 17:02 GMT

Brazil football legend Ronaldo retires

Ronaldo with his son Alex

Brazilian football legend Ronaldo has announced he's going to retire from the game.

He's considered a goal scoring genius by his fans, and he's got them all over the world.

Ronaldo had a glittering 14-year spell in Europe, scoring for teams like Barcelona and Real Madrid.

He was very tearful when he spoke to the press. He told reporters: "It's been a beautiful, emotional, marvellous career."

Ronaldo brought his son Alex along to announce his retirement.