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Ronaldo,

21, the world's top soccer player, was both powerful and popular as a forward on the Brazilian team at the 1998 World Cup in France. Many, however, questioned Brazil's decision to allow the celebrity to play in the World Cup final after he went into convulsions just hours before the game.


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