Ronaldo Nazario was one of the most emblematic soccer players from the 2000s. As an attacker, he won two World Cup titles and as well two times the Ballon D’Or. His professional career started at Sao Cristovao Brazilian side, and then he represented some of the best clubs in the world, including FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Inter and AC Milan.
Since his retire, the international press has been looking for a player that reunites similar conditions to him. A powerful forward with his capacity to score goals is not easy to find in no corner of the world. But after many speculations, as he retired already a decade ago, Ronaldo himself chose his successor.
When asked about the best line-up for the Libertadores Cup, the most important competition in South America, he elected a very particular player that has been many times compared to him. He is Kaio Jorge, attacker from Santos FC, Brazilian team that will be playing the final game against Palmeiras on Maracaná mythical stadium this weekend.
Kaio Jorge is only 19 years old and his contract with Santos ends on December 2021. There are many European teams that have put an eye on him, as FC Barcelona or Real Madrid, two clubs where Ronaldo played. The complete XI that he picked for the international competition is: Gabriel Arias; Gonzalo Montiel, Gustavo Gómez, Carlos Izquierdoz, Wendel; Eduardo Salvio, Iván Ramírez, Yeferson Soteldo, Ignacio Fernández; Luiz Adriano and Kaio Jorge.