Former FC Barcelona player Who is very ready smile is Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, commonly known as Ronaldinho or Ronaldinho Gaucho, is a Brazilian footballer WHO played for Flamengo and the Brazilian national team as an attacking midfielder or forward. He is twice winner of the FIFA World Player, Awarded to the best player of the year.

Ronaldo simply went by his first name after moving to Europe, thereby allowing Ronaldinho drop the "Gaucho" and go with Ronaldinho's name abroad. Before moving to Flamengo, he played for Paris Saint-Germain FC, FC Barcelona and AC Milan. 
Personal information
Full name : Ronaldo de Assis Moreira
Date of birth : 21 March 1980 (age 31)
Place of birth : Porto Alegre, Brazil
Height : 1.81 m (5 ft 11 1 / 2 in)
Playing position : attacking midfielder / Forward

Club information
Current club : Flamengo
Number : 10

Ronaldinho was born in the city of Porto Alegre, capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul. After Ronaldinho's older brother, Roberto, signed with Gremio, the family moved into a house in Guaruja Richer parts of Porto Alegre, the which was a gift from Gremio to convince Roberto to stay at the club. Roberto's career was cut short by injury.

Ronaldinho football skills began to blossom at the age of eight, and he was first given the nickname Ronaldinho Often Because he was the youngest and smallest player in youth club matches. Ronaldinho was Identified as a rising star in U 1997-17 World Championships in Egypt, where he scored two goals on penalty kicks.

Today, Roberto acts as Ronaldinho's manager, while his sister worked as a coordinator of the press Deisi Ronaldinho Became a father for the first time on February 25, 2005, after Brazilian dancer Janaína Mendes gave birth to Their son, named João after Ronaldinho's late father .

Club Career 

1998 Copa Libertadores in 2001, Arsenal expressed interest in signing Ronaldinho,. But the move collapsed after he Could not get a work permit Because he is a non-EU players, the WHO did not play enough international matches.

 Paris Saint-Germain
In 2001, Ronaldinho signed a five-year contract with French club Paris Saint-Germain in the transfer of EUR5 million. Ronaldinho makes league debut for the club on August 4, 2001 Appears as a substitute in a 1-1 draw with Auxerre.

On March 16, 2002, Ronaldinho was recorded doubles in PSG's 3-1 win against Troyes Relegation fighters. He scored a league goal this season in the club's 2-0 win over Metz on April 27.

In the Round of 16 match against Guingamp, Ronaldinho scored two second half goals in the game after entering the game as a substitute for part-time.

Although the split was repeated by Fernández, Ronaldinho returned to the team for the 2002-03 season with the player to switch to number 10 shirt. Despite her appearance in her sophomore season with the club's underwhelming compared to the first, Ronaldinho look amazing with the club. On October 26, 2002, he scored two goals in a 3-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain Rivals Marseille Classique. In the game back, he again scored in a 3-0 win Paris Saint-Germain at the Stade Velodrome.

Ronaldinho is also praised for her performance in the Coupe de France he scored two goals in a 2-0 win over Bordeaux club in the semi-finals, the which included Paris Saint-Germain to the finals. For his performance, Ronaldinho given a standing ovation by the supporters of Paris. Although the performances of Ronaldinho, the club finished in a disappointing 11th place position. After the season, Ronaldinho said he wanted to leave the club after the club failed to qualify for the capital of any European competition.

Initially, FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta Had promised to bring David Beckham to the club, but following the transfer to Real Madrid, Barcelona Entered the running for Ronaldinho and beat Manchester United for his signature in a reported EUR30 million.

Ronaldinho won the first league title in 2004-05, and was named FIFA World Player of the Year on December 20, 2004. In 2005, Ronaldinho received the honor a second consecutive year of the FIFA World Player of the Year, beating Chelsea's Frank Lampard and his fellow Barca player Samuel Eto'o. On March 8, 2005, were the resource persons knocked Barcelona out of the Champions League by Chelsea in the first knockout round, with Ronaldinho scoring two goals in a loss of 4-2. Ronaldinho with Frank Rijkaard at NASA's Johnson Space Center.Ronaldinho took the corner against Celta Vigo in 2005

At the end of the 2004-05 season, Ronaldinho has started to collect a number of personal awards. On 19 November, Ronaldinho scored twice as Barcelona beat Real Madrid 3-0 in the first leg of the road in El Clásico. Two weeks Earlier, Barcelona won Had Their second straight La Liga title with a 1-0 win over Celta Vigo, giving Ronaldinho's first double of his career. He finished the season with a career best 26 goals in all Competitions, the Champions League 2005-06 and named Player of the Year.

On November 25, 2006, Ronaldinho scored 50 career league goal against Villarreal, then scored a second time with an overhead bicycle kick. He later toll Reporters That the latter is the goal he Had Dreamed of scoring since he was a child He scored one goal and set up two others in Barcelona's 4-0 Club World Cup win over Mexico's Club America on December 14., But was Defeated Barcelona 1-0 by Brazilian club Internacional in the final. Ronaldinho is still receiving the Bronze Ball award for the competition.

The next day, Ronaldinho finished third as the 2006 World Players FIFA World Cup winner behind captain Fabio Cannavaro and Zinedine Zidane.  Ronaldinho and Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi each captain an international star in anti-racism exhibition match in Venezuela on June 28, the which end in a draw 7-7. Ronaldinho finished with a pair of goals and two assists in what would be his last match as a Barcelona player in preparation for the Joan Gamper Trophy 2010, Ronaldinho sent an open letter to the fans and players of Barcelona, said That.

Ronaldinho played for Milan in 2010 Ronaldinho scored his first goal for Milan in a 1-0 derby victory over Internazionale Rivals on September 28, 2008. After a good start to this season, Ronaldinho struggling with fitness, and Often played off the bench to end a disappointing first season for Milan.

On January 10, 2010, Ronaldinho scored two goals against Juventus in the away game, sealing a 3-0 win for the Rossoneri. In the following match against Siena on January 17, 2010, Ronaldinho scored a hat-trick for Milan he converted the kick, scored with a header from a corner and finished with a wonder goal from 20 yards out.

On February 16, Ronaldinho played Their first match against Manchester United in the Champions League. He scored early in the game to give Milan the lead. Milan eventually lost the game 3-2, with goals from Paul Scholes and two goals from Wayne Rooney.

As of 13 April 2010, Ronaldinho was a leader to help Serie A with a total of 14 assists in less positive note., Ronaldinho missed three Penalties in the 2009-10 season, to add a kick That failed the previous season. Ronaldinho finished the season scoring two goals against Juventus, Luca Antonini opened the scoring and Milan went for the win 3-0.

After strongly associated with returning to his boyhood club Gremio, Ronaldinho to join Flamengo on January 11, 2011 with the contract expires in 2014. On February 27, Ronaldinho converted a second half free kick for Flamengo to beat Boavista 1-0 and won the first piece of silver with the team, Taça Guanabara. The goal to give Flamengo its 19th Taça Guanabara title, the Campeonato Carioca title two months later, the team also won the Taça Rio. On July 27, 2011, Ronaldinho scored a hat-trick in Flamengo a 4-5 away win against Rivals Santos, after lagging behind 3-0 in the first 30 minutes.

International Career
Ronaldinho is one of Several Brazilian players have played at every international age level. He was part of the first Brazilian team to win the World Cup U-17 World Championship in 1997, where his first goal was a penalty against Austria in the first group match, the which Brazil won 7-0. Ronaldinho finished with two goals and was Awarded the Bronze Ball award as Brazil scored a total of twenty-one goals while only conceding two.

In the round of sixteen, he scored two first half goals in a 4-0 win over Croatia, and finished with three goals as Brazil knocked out by Uruguay in the quarterfinals. On June 26, three days before the start of the Copa América 1999, he won his first cap for Brazil in a 3-0 victory over Latvia, and he scored one goal During Brazil win the Copa América campaign. Ronaldinho did not score in the finals, the which Brazil lost 4-3 to Mexico.

In 2000, Ronaldinho participated in the Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia with the Brazil U-23 team. Earlier That year, Ronaldinho took Brazil to win the Pre-Olympic Tournament, scoring nine goals in seven games. But in the Olympics, Brazil was eliminated in the quarterfinals by Cameroon, the WHO later won the gold medal.

Ronaldinho participated in the first World Cup in 2002, as part of a formidable offensive unit with Ronaldo and Rivaldo, WHO was also on the 1999 squad won the Copa América. The second objective is the goal to win the match in the quarterfinal against England on June 21. In the 50th minute, Ronaldinho takes a free kick from 35 yards, beating England keeper David Seaman to give Brazil the lead 2-1.

The next international tournament Ronaldinho Confederations Cup 2003. However, Ronaldinho is not scored any goals During the tournament as Brazil performed poorly and was eliminated in the group stage. Ronaldinho scored three goals in the tournament and tied with Cuauhtemoc Blanco as a tournament all-time scorer with nine goals.

Ronaldinho started in all five of Brazil's 2006 World Cup finals as part of the "magic quartet" the much-publicized offensive player, with Adriano, Ronaldo, and Kaka. However, the foursome finished with only five goals as Brazil disappointed overall in the tournament. On July 3, two days after Brazil's elimination, Vandals Destroyed immolated and 7.5 meters (23 feet) tall fiberglass and resin statue of Ronaldinho in Chapecó.

On March 24, 2007, he scored two goals in a 4-0 win over Chile, the which marks his first goal since the 2005 Confederations Cup final and thus ended scoreless streak lasted That Nearly two years. On July 7, 2008, Ronaldinho was appointed for the 2008 Brazil squad for the Summer Olympics as one of the over-age players. Ronaldinho scored only two goals in 5-0 win over New Zealand before the Brazilian was Defeated by Argentina in the semifinals. Brazil finished with the bronze medal after beating Belgium 3-0 in the bronze medal match.

Although it has returned to good form and being named as a member of the 30-man squad submitted to FIFA temporarily on May 11, 2010, he was not named in the final squad of 23 coach Dunga for Brazil's squad in South Africa for 2010 World Cup despite a deep desire to Participate in the competition. In September 2011 he returned to the national team under coach Mano Menezes in a friendly match against Ghana, to play the full 90 minutes in a 1-0 victory for Brazil. He then has the Brazil went on to win the game with the goal of Marcelo.


South Cup (1) : 1999
Rio Grande do Sul State Championship (1) : 1999
Paris Saint-Germain
UEFA Intertoto Cup (1) : 2001

La Liga (2) : 2004–05, 2005–06
Supercopa de España (2) : 2005, 2006
UEFA Champions League (1) : 2005–06

AC Milan
Serie A (1) : 2010–11

Taça Guanabara (1) : 2011
Taça Rio (1) : 2011
Campeonato Carioca (1) : 2011

Copa América (1) : 1999
FIFA World Cup (1) : 2002
FIFA Confederations Cup (1) : 2005
Superclásico de las Américas (1) : 2011

FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Ball : 199
FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Shoe : 1999
Rio Grande do Sul State Championship Top Scorer : 1999
FIFA World Cup All-Star Team : 2002
FIFA 100
Don Balón Award (2) : 2003–04, 2005–06
La Liga Ibero-American Player of the Year (1) : 2004
FIFA World Player of the Year (2) : 2004, 2005
Ballon d'Or (1) : 2005
FIFPro World Player of the Year (2) : 2005, 2006
UEFA Club Best Forward (1) : 2004–05
UEFA Club Footballer of the Year (1) : 2005–06
UEFA Team of the Year (3) : 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06
FIFPro World XI (3) : 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07
Golden Foot (1) : 2009

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