Romário is mostly described as one of the best soccer players ever. Throughout his playing days, he featured for a number of clubs including PSV Eindhoven, Barcelona, and Vasco da Gama.
Mostly played as a striker, Romario represented the Brazilian senior national team on several occasions and played in some high profile tournaments like the FIFA World Cup.
After retiring, he entered into politics and became a member of the Chamber of Deputies in 2010. Four years later, he was elected as the Senator for Rio de Janeiro.
His official name is Romário de Souza Faria. His parents, Manuela Ladislau and Edevair de Souza Faria were pivotal in the development of his career. His children are called Danielle Favatto, and Romarinho, who’s also a soccer player.
He helped the Brazilian national team to win the 1994 edition of the FIFA World Cup, which took place in the USA. Later that year, he was crowned the ‘Player of the Year’ by FIFA. His other awards include ‘Pichichi Trophy’ and ‘Golden Foot Legends Award’.
He’s also a fan of beach soccer and represented his country at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in 2005.
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Famous quotes by Romário
I'm happy because I won't have to train again, or travel or sit in team hotels.Romário
When things are really good, really easy it's not cool for me.Romário
Romário is a famous Brazilian footballer, who was born on January 29, 1966. As a person born on this date, Romário is listed in our database as the 60th most popular celebrity for the day (January 29) and the 220th most popular for the year (1966).
People born on January 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Romário is the 1760th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Romário's birthday, Romário is the 144th most famous Brazilian and ranks 25th in famous people born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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