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Ronaldinho Biography

Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, commonly known as Ronaldinho, orRonaldinho Gaucho, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Brazilian club Atlético Mineiro and for the Brazilian national team. His profile is that of an attacking midfielder as well as a forward. Ronaldinho's football skills began to blossom at the of age 8, and he was first given the nickname Ronaldinho because he was often the youngest and the smallest player in youth club matches. Ronaldinho was identified as a rising star at the 1997 U-17 World Championship in Egypt, in which he scored two goals on penalty kicks. Ronaldinho's career began with the Grêmio youth squad. He made his senior side debut during the 1998 Copa Libertadores. In 2001, Ronaldinho signed a five-year contract with French side Paris Saint-Germain in a €5 million transfer. He joined F.C. Barcelona for reported EUR30 million. He made his team debut in a friendly against Milan at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium in Washington, D.C., scoring one goal in a 2–0 victory. Ronaldinho won his first league title in 2004–05, and was named FIFA World Player of the Year on 20 December 2004. In 2005, Ronaldinho received his second consecutive honour of FIFA World Player of the Year   In July 2008, Ronaldinho joined Italian Serie A giants Milan on a three-year contract thought to be worth around £5.1 million (EUR6.5 million) a year. naldinho scored his first goal for Milan in a 1–0 derby victory over rival Internazionale on 28 September 2008. Ronaldinho joined Flamengo on 11 January 2011 with a contract ending in 2014. He scored his first goal for Flamengo in the 3–2 victory against Boavista on 6 February 2011. Ronaldinho made a surprise move to Atlético Mineiro on 4 June 2012 in a six-month contract, just four days after leaving Flamengo. With the Spanish club, he won his first Champions League in 2006 and the Ballon d'Or in 2005. He was also named in the FIFA 100 due to his highly impressive statitsics. Ronaldinho is one of few Brazilian players to have played at every international age level.  

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Top 5 Brazilians to have played for Barcelona
Top 5 Brazilians to have played for Barcelona
While some of Barcelona's finest have come from Brazil, here's a quick look at the top 5 of Brazil's contribution to the Catalan giants
Ronaldinho claims his Barcelona exit was not because Pep Guardiola wanted him sold
Ronaldinho claims his Barcelona exit was not because Pep Guardiola wanted him sold
Ronaldinho left Barcelona for AC Milan when Guardiola was appointed manager in 2008
Top 10 greatest Barcelona midfielders of all-time
Top 10 greatest Barcelona midfielders of all-time
A look at the 10 greatest midfield titans who donned the famous blue and burgundy shirt at the Nou Camp
Ranking the 5 best transfer windows of all time: Barcelona
Ranking the 5 best transfer windows of all time: Barcelona
Barcelona have been involved in some big deals this summer, but which of their transfer windows were the most successful?
What if: Ronaldinho had the discipline of Cristiano Ronaldo
What if: Ronaldinho had the discipline of Cristiano Ronaldo
A player with the innate ability of Ronaldinho and the discipline of Cristiano Ronaldo would have been the perfect footballer.
5 managers who betrayed their club
5 managers who betrayed their club
A look at five noteworthy tacticians who betrayed their club by joining a rival.
FIFA U-17 World Cup: The springboard for future stars
FIFA U-17 World Cup: The springboard for future stars
More superstars will be unearthed in India in October.
Barcelona transfer news: Ronaldinho could make a shock return, Messi wants Gomes sold and more - 19th September 2017
Barcelona transfer news: Ronaldinho could make a shock return, Messi wants Gomes sold and more - 19th September 2017
All the transfer news and rumours surrounding Barcelona.
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The legacy of the greatest defender the Football World has ever seen; and the unique achievement.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: 10 things to know, Part 1
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: 10 things to know, Part 1
The U-17 WC is a springboard for young talented footballers, to get a glimpse of the stars of the future
Ronaldinho vs Zidane: Who was better?
Ronaldinho vs Zidane: Who was better?
A brief look out at the two most amazing playmakers of the game.
Real Madrid and FC Barcelona 'El Clasico' Legends match in India postponed, doubts over player availibility
Real Madrid and FC Barcelona 'El Clasico' Legends match in India postponed, doubts over player availibility
It was earlier scheduled to be held on September 15.
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10 weird jersey numbers worn by footballers
These footballers have defied footballing tradition with their choice of squad numbers.
Top 10 footballers who have scored at the FIFA U-17 World Cup and the FIFA World Cup
Top 10 footballers who have scored at the FIFA U-17 World Cup and the FIFA World Cup
These players have the rare distinction of scoring at both the U-17 and FIFA World Cup tournaments.
FIFA U-17 World Cup: 10 senior World Cup winners who started their careers at the U-17 stage
FIFA U-17 World Cup: 10 senior World Cup winners who started their careers at the U-17 stage
The likes of Xavi, Iniesta and Ronaldinho started their road to success at the FIFA U-17 World Cup.
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