Ronaldo's supermodel girlfriend won't pose nude
Updated: 2006-06-08 15:26
Girlfriend of Brazilian national soccer player
Ronaldo, Raica Oliveira spots underwear of German lingerie manufacturer
Triumph in Munich, June 7, 2006.
SAO PAULO, Brazil - One less thing for Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo to
worry about in the run-up to the World Cup -- his supermodel girlfriend says she
will never pose in the nude.
Raica Oliveira said in an interview published on Tuesday in the newspaper
Folha de S.Paulo that she planned to marry and to have children, but had no
Asked if there was any work she would not do, she said: "I could not pose
nude. Nothing against those who do, but I never felt right about it. It's not
something that would make me proud."
Raica, 22, spent Monday with Ronaldo at the Brazilian team's hotel in
Konigstein, Germany, before heading back across the Atlantic for modeling
assignments in New York and Rio de Janeiro.
"Raica, the solution for Ronaldo," Folha said, noting that she had helped him
deal with his blistered feet. He has been recuperating from blisters on both
feet but resumed training with the team on Tuesday, Brazil's squad doctor Jose
Luis Runco told reporters in Germany.
Brazil, the defending champion, plays Croatia in its first game next Tuesday