Ronaldinho

The birth of Ronaldinho

This day in football history (Ronaldinho/Twitter) On 21 March 1980, two-time FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldo de Assis Moreira was born in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Better known as Ronaldinho Gaucho — or more simply, Ronaldinho (for “little Ronaldo”) — he would go on to win league titles and the UEFA Champions League with Barcelona, as well as a …

Ronaldinho has a part in rebooted Kickboxer sequel

Now 36 years old, Ronaldinho has been bouncing around between clubs across the Americas, playing for a few months here and a one-off match there. But now he’s set for a role that’s only slightly more confounding than his time with Queretaro. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ronaldinho has signed on to play a supporting …

Brazil’s Finest Who Fade Away

The premature decline of careers is an odd but recurring theme of Brazilian football. By Ruairí Grego | Illustration by Devin Dulany [M]y first vivid memory of football is waking up early in the summer of 2002, to catch the first fixture of the day during the World Cup. Brazil versus China stands out from …

LeBron James gave Ronaldinho a $60,000 watch

Ronaldinho showed off his new watch on his social media accounts, saying it was given to him by LeBron James. Why did LeBron James give Ronaldinho a watch? Well, it happens to be the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore LeBron James, which is part of a limited edition of 600 designed by James. It first …