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Back in the saddle? Ronaldo eyes comeback with US club

Ronaldo - the Brazilian one - could be hitting the comeback trail.

Fresh from winning a handsome sum of money from a poker event, the 38-year-old - who hung up his boots in 2011 - is willing to make a competitive return to football if the Fort Lauderdale Strikers - the US second-tier club that he part-owns - need his services.

Ronaldo, a three-time World Player of the Year winner, said: "I will train a lot, and if the coach needs me, maybe (return to playing).

"It's easy to get in shape - you have to train.

"To play a soccer game you have to be in very good shape so I will try.

"I'll start another challenge and I'm sure it will help the league and it will help the team and help soccer in America."

Source: BBC, 101 Great Goals

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