Signature move: Elastico/Flip Flap
Full name: Ronaldo de Assis Moreira
Date of birth: 21 March 1980
Place of birth: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Height: 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position: Forward / Winger
Current club: Flamengo
Ronaldinho was and maybe still is one of the best football players in the world. When you think of football tricks Ronaldinho is the first player that comes up in your mind. He has great skills and did some awesome tricks throughout his career, especially during his time at Barcelona when he was probably the best player in the world.
Biography of Ronaldinho
Ronaldinho was born in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Ronaldinho started playing futsal as a young child. At age 7 he joined Gremio one of the major teams in Brazil. He scored 21 goals in 44 matches for Gremio. In 2001 Ronaldinho signed at French club PSG where he would stay until 2003. In 2003 many clubs were interested in Ronaldinho, who had just won the world up in 2002 with Brazil and scored a famous free-kick goal against England. It was FC Barcelona who signed Ronaldinho for 27,5 million euro.
Ronaldinho scored his first goal for Barcelona in a match against AC Milan on 30 July 2003. At his first season with Barcelona Ronaldinho didn't win any prices but this would change soon. In his second season Barcelona with the help of Ronaldinho won the Spanish Championship and Ronaldinho was named FIFA World Player of the Year 2004. In the following 2005-2006 season Barcelona won La Liga again and Ronaldinho was awarded FIFA World Player of the Year 2005. In the same season Barcelona won the UEFA Champions League by beating Arsenal in the final with 2-1. After this year Ronaldinho didn't win anymore prices with Barcelona and he was going to leave Barcelona at the end of the 2007-2008 season. At Barcelona Ronaldinho had the best period of his career. He scored 70 goals in 145 appearences for Barcelona and was widely seen as the best player of the world at that time. During his stay at Barcelona he won La Liga twice. He also won the UEFA Champions League in 2005-2006 by beating Arsenal in the final.
In July 2008 Ronaldinho signed at AC Milan in Italy. Ronaldinho scored his first goal for Milan in a 1-0 victory against rival Internazionale. Ronaldinho was still a great player at AC Milan but never got his level back of his Barcelona period. Ronaldinho has done amazing tricks throughout his career and remains one of the best players of the last decade.
On 11 January 2011 Ronaldinho signs a contract with Flamengo and returns back to Brazil. With his come back to Brazil he hopes to have a greater chance to play the World Cup 2014 in Brazil.
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