Rivaldo biography

Are you searching to know about the Brazilian professional greatest footballer Rivaldo biography? Do you want to know his height, weight, age, or his wife’s name? If you want to know about him, this post is for you. You can know from here about Rivaldo’s biography age, height, weight, net worth, Jersey Number, father, mother, wife, children, best friends, marital status, religion, hobbies, favorites, and more about him.

Who is Rivaldo

Full name Rivaldo Vitor Borba Ferreira but commonly known as Rivaldo. He is a Brazilian former professional football player. He played as an attacking midfielder for the Brazil national football team and for many other major professional football clubs, such as Barcelona and Milan. Though mainly he played as an attacking midfielder he can also play as a second striker or winger.

He played for Brazil national football team from 1993 to 2003 where he scored 37 goals in 74 appearances and achieved the honor of scoring the seventh highest goal. In this time, this legendary footballer won the 2002 FIFA World Cup, 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup, and Copa America in 1999. Not only that, he helped the Brazil football team to reach the final of the FIFA World Cup in 1998. He is known for his technique and dribbling.

Individually, this football legend Ballon d`Or in 1999, FIFA World Player of the Year in 1999, FIFA top 100 in 2004, World Soccer Player of the Year in 1999 and so many. Very often he considered one of the best footballers of his generation and regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time.

Childhood / Early Life/ parents/ Siblings

This Brazilian legend was born into a very poor family on 19 April 1972 in Recife, Brazil. His father’s name is Romildo Ferreira and his mother’s name is Marlucia Salomao Borba. His father Romildo Ferreira died in a road accident in 1989 when Rivaldo was 17 years old. He has two brothers Ricardo Vitor and Rinaldo Borba Ferreira and he has a sister Cristiane Ferreira Diniz. From an early age, he grew up in extreme poverty. In his childhood, he lost several teeth for malnourishment because he did not get nutritious food. Through so much poverty a man can become a footballer of such great size that this is proved by this famous footballer Rivaldo.

Rivaldo height, age, children, wife, net worth, and more

Full NameRivaldo Vitor Borba Ferreira
Celebrated nameRivaldo
Nickname (s)The Complete Package, Rivaldo
Birth Date19 April 1972
Birth PlaceRecife, Brazil
GenderMale
NationalityBrazilian
ReligionChristianity
Age in 202149 years
FatherRomildo Ferreira
MotherMarlucia Salomao Borba
Sister (s)Cristiane Ferreira Diniz
Brother (s)Ricardo Vitor,
Rinaldo Borba Ferreira
SchoolNot known
College / UniversityNot known
Educational QualificationsNot known
Zodiac SignAries
Mailing AddressNot known
Phone NumberNot known
Height1.85 m
185 cm
Weight75 kg
FootLeft
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
OccupationFormer professional footballer
Playing PositionAttacking midfielder, Forward
Current Club TeamRetired
Current National TeamRetired
Jersey Number#10/ Brazil
#11/ Deportivo de La Coruna
#10/ Mogi Mirim Esporte Clube
Professional DebutIn 1991 for Santa Cruz
International DebutIn 1993 for Brazil national team
RetiredIn March 2014
Sex OrientationStraight
Girlfriend (s) / AffairsRose Ferreira (1993- 2003)
Viviane Brunieri (2002)
Eliza Kaminski Ferreira (2004)
Marital Status
Wife /SpouseRose Ferreira (1993- 2003)
Eliza Kaminski Ferreira (2004)
Marriage Date / Year1993
Children (s)Rivaldinho (Son)
Isaque Ferreira (Son)
Joao Vitor Ferreira (Son)
Rebeca Ferreira (Daughter)
Thamirys Borba Ferreira (Daughter)
SalaryN/A
Net Worth$74 Million
Best Friend (s)Ronaldinho, Ronaldo
Faovrite Footballer (s)Pele
HobbiesPlaying football,
watching TV,
Video Games
Movie (s)I Am Not Salvador
SmokingNot known
Drinking AlcoholNot known

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