Ronaldo lit up the 1998 World Cup, but the Brazilian striker was also at the center of the tournament's biggest story. As the team sheets for the final against hosts France were handed in, Ronaldo's name was missing—rumors of seizures and a trip to the hospital as a result of poisoning began to emerge. Thirty minutes later he was back in the team. Had Nike forced him to play? Well, he was in the game, but he barely made a ripple as France won, 3-0.