The Phenomenon fights back: Ronaldo returns home

Every year, at the end of each season, it's the norm to see blanket media coverage of the national champions from early December, when the tournament ends, until Christmas at least.

And if thereâÂÂs not a natural catastrophe, already worn news about the winners are somehow squeezed into the New YearâÂÂs eve headlines too.

This time, however, São Paulo's celebrations were cut short. Just two days after the Morumbi squad's triumph, when the news was still fresh, Corinthians dropped the bombshell that they were signing Ronaldo â and suddenly no one cared about the happy champions, or even remembered them.

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