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Ronaldo is coming to London - Could the Brazilian make a shock return?

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Could a team in London benefit from Brazilian legend Ronaldo's latest career move... or am I living in dreamland?

Now first of all I do not want to cause a big sensation. I am not for a minute suggesting that Cristiano Ronaldo could be on his way to Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham or even QPR for that matter - not even Harry Redknapp is that convincing.

No but the original Ronaldo could very well make his way to a team in our capital very soon.

Of course this is again a potential truth laden with suspicion. Considering the fact that the former Brazilian international retired in 2011 after struggling with several injuries, health issues and not to mention an ever increasing waist-size. However it is also fair to note that the man did manage to score 29 goals in 52 appearances even at this late stage of his career.

Now 36-years-old he has just taken up a new career path; after bringing to an end a reality show where he battled his weight. In fact he managed to lose around 17 kilos during the show and looks in much better shape than the bloated star of a year ago.

This new career path is with London advertising firm WPP and will see him spend up to five months of his time in the UK capital. Of course he is going to be extremely busy in his new job working under the tutelage of Sir Martin Sorrell; they have previously worked together in collaboration over Ronaldo’s 9ine company.

But what if Ronaldo fancies showing off his slightly more slender physique and obvious natural talents on the football pitch; you know on some down time during his time in London. While a link up with old pal Edgar Davids at Barnet may be a stretch to far - even for my playful imagination - he might fancy turning out for a team local to the WPP offices in Westminster.

Well in that case Westminster Casuals could interest him; an amateur team playing in the SSEC Division One would surely take interest in a player who has scored more World Cup goals than anybody else and been named world footballer of the year on no fewer than two occasions; even if he did struggle to make training.

Or perhaps R9 may prefer a return to his roots and could maybe sign up for any number of teams in the FA National Futsal League South Division and really show off that samba class.

Well I am being fanciful; hoping to see the player I grew up admiring for his veracious appetite for goals making a few like-minded lads dreams come true. Unfortunately it is far more likely you may just have to settle for crossing him on the street or sitting next to him on the Tube for now.

Or maybe he could substitute air for rail and recreate something like this at London Victoria?

images: © Trodel, © crystiancruz

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