Brazilian World Cup Champion Ronaldinho resigns from football ‘says his Brother Roberto Assis’

Ronaldinho retires

The Brazilian World Cup Champion Ronaldinho has resigned from football, his sibling and specialist Roberto Assis has affirmed.

The 37-year-old, who additionally won the Champions League and Ballon d’Or in a sparkling vocation, has not played for an expert group since leaving Fluminense in 2015. Keep going July, Ronaldinho said on the sidelines of an inviting in Chechnya that was he was “excessively old, making it impossible to come back to activity.

Roberto Assis affirmed the news of his sibling’s choice in a section for the Brazilian media outlet O Globo and uncovered plans for goodbye tribute occasions after the 2018 World Cup – three years after Ronaldinho‘s last club diversion.

“He has halted, it is finished,” Assis said. “How about we accomplish something truly enormous and pleasant after the Russia World Cup, likely in August. We will do different occasions in Brazil, Europe and Asia and, obviously, we are organizing something with the Brazilian group too.”

Ronaldinho’s flexibility implied he exceeded expectations as an assaulting midfielder, winger and forward all through his profession. He started with Grêmio in his nation of origin, before moving to Europe with Paris Saint-Germain in 2001.

His exhibitions nearby Ronaldo and Rivaldo at the 2002 World Cup drew enthusiasm from Europe’s first class clubs, and he joined Barcelona in 2003. His five-year spell at the Camp Nou was the zenith of his club profession, where he won two group titles, the 2005 Ballon d’Or and the 2006 Champions League.


After a time of colossal achievement, Ronaldinho apparently lost concentration at Barcelona and was sold to Milan as Pep Guardiola supplanted Frank Rijkaard as supervisor. The playmaker additionally experienced disillusionment on the universal stage, baffling at the 2006 World Cup and passing up a major opportunity for choice in 2010, in spite of a resurgence in shape that helped Milan win the Serie A title in 2010-11.

Ronaldinho came back to Brazil toward the finish of that season, and went down his club vocation at Flamengo, Atlético Mineiro and Fluminense, and also a concise spell in Mexico with Querétaro. He earned the remainder of his 98 Brazil tops against Chile in April 2013.