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Ronaldo announces he has 5-year-old son

  • AP, Wednesday, December 8, 2010 3:13 PM

Brazil star Ronaldo, the 2002 World Cup winner and all-time World Cup leading scorer, revealed via his Twitter account that he has a says a 5-year-old son:

Alex is my son and the brother of three more beautiful children. He will always have me as a father.”

DNA tests have proved he is the biological father of Alex. Brazilian media reported Alex’s mother is Michele Umezu, a Brazilian model who first met Ronaldo when she was living in Tokyo in 2002. Ronaldo was in Tokyo in 2004 with his then-club Real Madrid.

Ronaldo already has a son and two daughters. The 34-year-old plans to play one more season with Brazilian club Corinthians before retiring.

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