Biography On Ronaldinho
The entire Moreira family is known for their love and passion for soccer. So, it was not surprising that Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, better known to fans as Ronaldinho, ended up becoming a professional soccer player. Ronaldinho's father used to play amateur soccer and earned his livelihood working for the Gremio Football Club as a parking attendant. Ronaldinho's brother was slated to become a regular fixture for the club, but unfortunately he received a crippling knee injury which ended his soccer playing days.
When Ronaldinho was just eight years old, his father tragically passed away after he drowned in the swimming pool of the house that the Gremio Football Club had given Ronaldinho's brother Roberto. However, this did not deter Ronaldinho. He joined the club's soccer school and managed to amaze people with his talent. In 1997, he won a place in the team and everyone knew that he was the future of Brazil's soccer. This fact was further cemented with Ronaldinho helping his national squad win the Copa America in the year 1999 after scoring 6 amazing goals. In fact, the goal that he scored against the Venezuelan team is remembered even today.
In the year 2001, Ronaldinho shifted base and moved to France to play for Paris Saint Germain. Here he showed his playing skills further even though he was having a dispute with the team manager, who felt that Ronaldinho was not concentrating enough on his game as he was spending too much time checking out the nightlife in Paris. Nonetheless, this did not stop Ronaldinho. His glorious moment came in the year 2002, when the World Cup was held in Japan and Korea. Ronaldinho helped his team lift the World Cup for the fifth time.
From Paris Saint Germain, Ronaldinho moved to Barcelona. It was here that Ronaldinho won many personal awards, including the World Footballer of the Year award. Finally, in 2008, when his contracted ended with Barcelona, Ronaldinho moved again. This time he moved to AC Milan, a team that he is still playing for.
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