Juan Manual Cendoya, senior executive vice president of Communications, Corporate Marketing and Research of Banco Santander and vice chairman of Santander Spain, and Ronaldo.

Banco Santander announced today the signing of former Brazilian footballer Ronaldo Nazário as ambassador for their UEFA Champions League sponsorship. The bank begins this season as the new sponsor of the biggest football competition in the world. Ronaldo has received great international recognition thanks to his success as a player at F.C. Barcelona, Inter Milan and Real Madrid, amongst others. He was a world champion with the Brazilian team on two occasions (1994 and 2002), and won two Ballon d'Ors as the best player in the world (1997 and 2002).