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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.  

Ronaldinho Latest News & Articles

Is Ronaldinho the most overrated footballer of all time?
Is Ronaldinho the most overrated footballer of all time?
Ronaldinho was a spectacular footballer; however, not everyone agrees he is an all-time great when compared to Messi and C.Ronaldo
Twitter reacts as FC Barcelona turns 118
Twitter reacts as FC Barcelona turns 118
A compilation of the best tweets on the occasion of FC Barcelona's 118th birthday
5 reasons why we love Ronaldinho
5 reasons why we love Ronaldinho
Ronaldinho was the best player in the world for a while and he was and still is loved by everyone
5 takeovers that destroyed football clubs
5 takeovers that destroyed football clubs
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5 legendary footballers who nearly joined the Indian Super League 
5 legendary footballers who nearly joined the Indian Super League 
The fourth season of the Indian Super League is scheduled to begin on November 17
Ricardo Kaka - 5 iconic moments in the career of the Real Madrid and AC Milan great
Ricardo Kaka - 5 iconic moments in the career of the Real Madrid and AC Milan great
An insight into what has been a terrific footballing career for the Brazilian icon
Barcelona Legends to play in India this January
Barcelona Legends to play in India this January
The team of footballing greats will be in Mumbai in early 2018.
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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