Former Brazil and Barcelona midfielder Ronaldinho (Ronaldo de Assis Moreira), who won the World Cup, Champions League, Copa Libertadores and World Player of the Year grant, is resigning from the game, his sibling and operator Assis said on Tuesday.
Ronaldinho has not played a focused match since 2015 but rather had abstained from calling an authoritative stop to his vocation as of not long ago.
"He's stopped. It's over," Assis told the Rio de Janeiro daily paper O Globo. "We're going to do something pretty big, something cool, after the World Cup in Russia, probably in August."
The occasions, probably goodbye matches, will occur in Brazil, Europe and Asia, and could incorporate a match with the national group, Assis said.
Ronaldinho, will's identity 38 in March, started his vocation at Gremio and played for seven different clubs, including Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan, Queretaro and Brazilian sides Flamengo, Atletico Mineiro and Fluminense.
However, it was at Barcelona in the vicinity of 2003 and 2008 where he spent his radiance years, handing over a portion of the best exhibitions at any point seen by the storied Spanish club, maybe most importantly in a 3-0 prevail upon Real Madrid at the Bernabeu in 2005.
He helped manage the Catalan side to the Champions League in 2006, La Liga in 2005 and 2006 and won the Ballon D'Or in 2005.
Ronaldinho left for Milan in 2008 and won the scudetto there in 2011, preceding making a beeline for Brazil and taking Atletico Mineiro to their first Copa Libertadores title in 2013.
He never again achieved the statures he scaled at Barca for delayed periods, however he remained a spellbinding nearness, known for his no-look passes, great free kicks and free-wheeling style that exemplified the way Brazilians play the amusement.
He played 101 times for Brazil, scoring 35 objectives including a 40-yard free kick that thumped
England out the 2002 World Cup.
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