Marriage of Brazil's football great Ronaldo ends

Ronaldo and Bia Anthony were married for seven years and have two daughters.

Reported by: Associated Press
Last updated on Saturday, 29 December, 2012 12:30 IST
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Sao Paulo: Brazilian media says that the marriage of former footballing great Ronaldo and Bia Anthony has come to an end.

The O Globo newspaper says the couple announced the end of their marriage in a statement released by the 36-year-old Ronaldo.

"After our seven-year marriage we are announcing our formal separation," says the statement cited by O Globo.

The couple has two daughters — Maria Sophia, 4, and Maria Alice, 2.

Ronaldo, who helped Brazil win the World Cup in 2002 and was voted world player of the year three times during his playing career, has been married twice before.

Story first published on: Saturday, 29 December 2012 12:27 IST

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