Ronaldo, center, poses with Valladolid Mayor Oscar Puente, left, and Valladolid President Carlos Suarez on Sept. 3.
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Brazil great Ronaldo took over Monday as the majority stakeholder in recently promoted Spanish club Valladolid, saying he is bringing his football expertise to help the team succeed. Ronaldo now owns 51 percent of the shares of the club. He will preside over the board of directors while Carlos Suarez will remain club president, a job he held before Ronaldo's arrival. Ronaldo, who played at Barcelona and Real Madrid during his career, won World Cups with Brazil in 1994 and 2002 .Ronaldo and the club were in talks during the offseason and the agreement reportedly wasn't completed until last week.Valladolid opened with a 0-0 draw at Girona, lost to defending champions Barcelona 1-0 and drew 0-0 at Getafe.
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