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Ronaldo’s son Ronald, 22, steals show with DJ set in front of 60,000 fans as Brazilian side Cruzeiro win promotion | The Sun

BRAZIL legend Ronaldo joined 60,000 fans to watch his son perform a DJ set before his club won promotion to the nation's top tier.

Ronald, 22, was tasked with warming up the crowd before Cruzeiro faced Vasco in a huge Brasileiro Serie B clash on Wednesday.


He performed the set alongside club mascots Raposinha and Raposao as his father watched on.

Club supremo Ronaldo even took the microphone at one point in a bid to interact and excite the fans at the stadium before returning to his private seating area.

Cruzeiro went on to win the clash 3-0 courtesy of goals from Machado, Edu and Luvannor.

With the win they also earned promotion to Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A – the top flight of Brazilian football.

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Ronaldo is a regular presence in the stands at the Estadio Mineirao.

The former Barcelona and Real Madrid striker bought a controlling stake in his boyhood club last year, investing over £60million.

He scored 44 goals in 47 games for the Brazilian side before joining PSV Eindhoven in 1994.

He then went on to play for some of Europe's biggest clubs including both Inter and AC Milan.

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He retired from football after a stint with Corinthians in 2011 and has since become a business owner.

As well as holding a majority stake in Cruzeiro, he is also the majority owner and president of La Liga club Real Valladolid.

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