Just a couple of days after the 2018 summer transfer market had closed in Spain, Real Valladolid announced an extra signing that took many by surprise. It was September 3rd and the LaLiga club revealed that Ronaldo Nazario had become their new majority shareholder. As a LaLiga legend, the news was warmly welcomed in Spain and there was a buzz of excitement. But why? Why did Ronaldo buy Real Valladolid?