Ronaldo will begin acting in the movie Open Road in Los Angeles next month. Juliette Lewis will play the lead female role, while Andy Garcia and Juliana Paes are also involved.
Ronaldo, who will be remembered as one of the world’s greatest footballers and for an encounter with a transvestite, confirmed that he will featuring in Marcio Garcia’s feature film over Twitter.
“I will study the art of film as I’m determined to do a good job,” he told his followers.
The legendary figure follows in the footsteps of Eric Cantona and Vinnie Jones, who also moved into acting after hanging up their boots.