Brazilian Ronaldo Reveals The Reason For The Strange Haircut In 2002 World Cup
Brazilian Ronaldo reveals the real inspiration behind the strange haircut in 2002 world cup. The Reason is back in 2002, Ronaldo stood out almost as much for his talent as for his Strange Hairdo. But, what possessed the Brazilian to try this haircut? As Ronaldo reveals the reason for the strange haircut in 2002 world cup.
The odd look was actually a well thought out diversion. Ronaldo was fed up with the public always mentioning his recurring injuries. The player thought he’d take the attention off his scarf. So, Ronaldo showed up on the South Korean and Japanese grass with his head shaved except for a single tuft on his forehead. Where did that idea come from?
During an interview, the former Real Madrid player admitted the idea wasn’t his. “I got this haircut from a Brazilian cartoon.TURMA DE MONICA, a comic narrating The Adventures of Monica in her neighbourhood.
If the idea isn’t originally his, Ronaldo’s inspiration still remains surprising but the star’s motives are understandable. Injured one too many times, the press had been having a field day at Ronaldo’s expense because Ronaldo’s journey had been paved with hardships.
On November 21,1999 during his move to Inter Milan, he tore a tendon in his knee an often fatal injury for a footballer’s career. But, Ronaldo is not an average footballer. Five months later, he’s back on Italian grass but this isn’t the end of his troubles. He relapses and takes five more months off, a nightmare for the passionate footballer. Once again, force of nature Ronaldo does not give up.
In 2002, Ronaldo is back to his best and about to join Real Madrid for the world cup. Unfortunately, for the Brazilian icon at the end of the season he suffers from a Groin injury which greatly weakens his physical capacity in the game. But, Ronaldo doesn’t care. He’s only got one thing on his mind, winning the World Cup in Japan.
He adopts a surprising strategy though no less efficient. It’ll carry him and the Brazil to the top. Thanks to his eight goals. Take a back by the craze around his unexpected style Ronaldo admits to regretting how it influenced the fans especially the children who are proud to fool their hero’s haircut.
“Whenever I see a child with this hair do, I feel bad…” said Ronaldo. “ It wasn’t my intention to influence people in this way”. Ronaldo can rest assured he’s influenced the entire world in many far more important ways. He’s without a doubt and forever a football legend.