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Ronaldinho

Ronaldo de Assis Moreira (born 21 March 1980 in Porto Alegre), commonly known as Ronaldinho (Brazilian Portuguese: [ʁonaɫˈdʒĩɲu]) or Ronaldinho Gaúcho,[2] is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Italian Serie A club A.C. Milan and the Brazilian national team. He is a free-kick specialist and has exceptional dribbling ability.
 

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Ronaldinho, Portuguese for "Little Ronaldo," is known in Brazil by the nickname "Gaúcho," in order to distinguish him from Ronaldo, who was already called "Ronaldinho" in Brazil. Ronaldo simply went by his first name upon his move to Europe, thereby allowing Ronaldinho to drop the "Gaúcho" and remain simply as Ronaldinho.

Prior to his move to Milan, he played for Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona, with whom he won his first Champions League in 2006 and he won the Ballon d'Or in 2005. He became a Spanish citizen in January 2007.[3]

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Ronaldinho was born in the city of Porto Alegre, capital of the Rio Grande do Sul state of Brazil. His mother, Dona Miguelina de Assis, is a former salesperson who studied to become a nurse. His father, João Moreira, was a shipyard worker and footballer for local club Esporte Clube Cruzeiro (not to be confused with Cruzeiro).[4] He suffered a fatal heart attack in the family swimming pool when Ronaldinho was eight. After Ronaldinho's older brother, Roberto, signed with Grêmio, the family moved to a home in the more affluent Guarujá section of Porto Alegre, which was a gift from Grêmio to convince Roberto to stay at the club. Roberto's career was ultimately cut short by injury.

Ronaldinho's football skills began to blossom at an early age, and he was first given the nickname Ronaldinho because he was often the youngest and the smallest player in youth club matches.[5] He developed an interest in futsal and beach football, which later expanded to organized football. His first brush with the media came at the age of thirteen, when he scored all 23 goals in a 23–0 victory against a local team.[6] Ronaldinho was identified as a rising star at the 1997 U-17 World Championship in Egypt, in which he scored two goals on penalty kicks.[7][8]

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Today, Roberto acts as Ronaldinho's manager, while his sister Deisi works as his press coordinator.[5][9] Ronaldinho became a father for the first time on 25 February 2005, after Brazilian dancer Janaína Mendes gave birth to their son, who was named João after Ronaldinho's late father.[10]

Ronaldinho's 2005 Nike advertisement, where he is given a new pair of boots and then proceeds to juggle a football and repeatedly volley it against the crossbar of a goal and recover it without the ball touching the ground, went viral on YouTube, becoming the site's first video to reach one million views.[11]

In 2010 during his vacations in Rio de Janeiro, where 50 Cent was on a concert, 50 Cent called Ronaldinho as a special guest for his concert where the Brazilian player danced with his characteristic big smile.[12]

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Club career

Early career

Ronaldinho's career began with the Grêmio youth squad. He made his senior side debut during the 1998 Copa Libertadores.[13] In 2001, Arsenal expressed interest in signing Ronaldinho, but the move collapsed after he could not obtain a work permit because he was a non-EU player who had not played enough international matches.[14] He considered playing on loan with Scottish Premier League side St. Mirren, which never happened due to his involvement in a fake passport scandal in Brazil.[15] In 2001, Ronaldinho signed a five-year contract with French side Paris Saint-Germain in a €5.1 million transfer.[16]

Paris Saint-Germain

Upon his arrival in Paris, Ronaldinho was given the number 21 shirt and inserted into a lineup that included fellow Brazilian Aloísio and midfielders Mikel Arteta and Jay-Jay Okocha. Ronaldinho made his league debut for the club on 4 August 2001 appearing as a substitute in a 1–1 draw with Auxerre. Ronaldinho spent the majority of the 2001 portion of the season alternated between the bench and starter's role. He scored his first goal for the club on 13 October in a 2–2 draw against Lyon converting the equalizing penalty in the 79th minute after having come on 10 minutes prior. After returning from the winter break, Ronaldinho went on a tear scoring a goal in four consecutive matches to open the new campaign. He recorded impressive goals against Monaco, Rennes, Lens and Lorient. On 16 March 2002, Ronaldinho recorded a double in PSG's 3–1 victory against relegation strugglers Troyes. He scored his final league goal of the season in the club's 2–0 win over Metz on 27 April.

 

Ronaldinho was also influential in the 2001–02 edition of the Coupe de la Ligue helping Paris Saint-Germain reach the semi-finals where they were eliminated by Bordeaux. In a Round of 16 match against Guingamp, Ronaldinho scored two second half goals in the game after having entered the match as a half-time substitute. Despite Ronaldinho's initial success with the club, the season was marred by controversy with Paris Saint-Germain manager Luis Fernández claiming that the Brazilian was too focused on the Parisian nightlife rather than football, and complained that his holidays in Brazil never ended at the scheduled times.[13]

Despite repeated rifts with Fernández, Ronaldinho returned to the team for the 2002–03 season with the player switching to the number 10 shirt. Though his performances in his sophomore season with the club were underwhelming compared to his first, Ronaldinho performed admirably with the club. On 26 October 2002, he scored two goals in Paris Saint-Germain's 3–1 victory over Classique rivals Marseille. The first goal was a dazzling and curling free kick, which curled past numerous Marseille players in the 18-yard box before sailing past goalkeeper Vedran Runje. In the return match, he broke the hearts of Marseille supporters again scoring in Paris Saint-Germain's 3–0 cruising victory at the Stade Vélodrome.

Arguably Ronaldinho's most greatest performance during the season came in the Coupe de France when he scored both goals in the club's 2–0 win over Bordeaux in the semi-finals, which inserted Paris Saint-Germain into the final. After scoring his first goal in the 22nd minute, Ronaldinho capped the game in the 81st minute by cheekily, yet accurately chipping the ball at the 18-yard box over the head of goalkeeper Ulrich Ramé, despite Ramé being in a favorable position. For his performance, Ronaldinho was given a standing ovation by the Parisian supporters. Unfortunately for the club, Ronaldinho and the team failed to capture the form that got them to the final as the bowed out 2–1 to Auxerre due to a last minute goal from Jean-Alain Boumsong. Despite Ronaldinho's performances, the club finished in disappointing 11th place position. Following the season, Ronaldinho declared he wanted to leave the club after the capital club failed to qualify for any European competition.

Barcelona

Originally, FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta had promised to bring David Beckham to the club, but following his transfer to Real Madrid, Barcelona entered the running for Ronaldinho and outbid Manchester United for his signature in a €32,250,000 transfer.[16] He made his team debut in a friendly against Milan at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium in Washington, D.C., scoring one goal in a 2–0 victory. After suffering from injury during the first half of the campaign, he returned and helped lead Barcelona to a second-place league finish.

Ronaldinho won his first league title in 2004–05, and was named FIFA World Player of the Year on 20 December 2004. In 2005, Ronaldinho received his second consecutive honour of FIFA World Player of the Year, beating Chelsea's Frank Lampard and fellow Barça player Samuel Eto'o. On 8 March 2005, Barcelona was eliminated from the UEFA Champions League by Chelsea in the first knockout round, with Ronaldinho scoring both goals in a 4–2 loss.[17]

With his contract expiring in 2008, Ronaldinho was offered an extension until 2014 that would have net him £85 million over nine years,[18] but he turned it down. In September 2005, he signed a two-year extension that contained a minimum-fee release clause that allowed him to leave should a club make an offer to Barcelona of at least £85 million for him.[19]

By the end of the 2004–05 season, Ronaldinho had started to accumulate a host of personal awards. He won the inaugural FIFPro World Player of the Year in September 2005, in addition to being included in the 2005 FIFPro World XI, and being named the 2005 European Footballer of the Year. Also that year, Ronaldinho added to his collection a second FIFA World Player of the Year with 956 points, more than triple the amount (306) of runner-up Frank Lampard. On 19 November, Ronaldinho scored twice as Barcelona defeated Real Madrid 3–0 on the road in the first leg of El Clásico. After he sealed the match with his second goal, he received a standing ovation from the Madrid fans.

Ronaldinho was chosen for the UEFA Team of the Year for the third consecutive time in January 2006, and he contributed one goal in Barcelona's elimination of Benfica in the 2005–06 Champions League quarterfinals with a 2–0 home victory. After a 1–0 semifinal aggregate win over Milan, in which Ronaldinho assisted the series' only goal by Ludovic Giuly, Barcelona progressed to the Champions League final, which they won on 17 May 2006 with a 2–1 defeat of Arsenal. Two weeks earlier, Barcelona had clinched their second straight La Liga title with a 1–0 win over Celta Vigo, giving Ronaldinho his first career double. He finished the season with a career-best 26 goals in all competitions, and was named the 2005–06 Champions League Player of the Year.

On 25 November 2006, Ronaldinho scored his 50th career league goal against Villarreal, then later scored a second time with an overhead bicycle kick. He later said to reporters that the latter was a goal he had dreamed of scoring since he was a boy.[20] He scored once and set up two others in Barcelona's 4–0 Club World Cup win over Mexico's Club América on 14 December, but Barcelona were defeated 1–0 by Brazilian club Internacional in the final.[21] Ronaldinho was nonetheless the recipient of the Bronze Ball Award for the competition.

The next day, Ronaldinho finished third in the running for the 2006 FIFA World Player of the Year, behind World Cup-winning captain Fabio Cannavaro and Zinedine Zidane.[22] Ronaldinho was named among the UEFA Team of the Year for the third straight time in January 2007, receiving the highest number of votes with over 290,000 nominations.[23] He was forced to miss a charity match on 13 March due to an injury he had picked up several days earlier in Barcelona's 3–3 El Clásico draw with Real Madrid.[24][25]

He played his 200th career match for Barcelona in a league match against Osasuna on 3 February 2008. However, his 2007–08 campaign as a whole was plagued by injuries, and a muscle tear in his right leg on 3 April prematurely ended his season.[26] On 19 May, Laporta stated that Ronaldinho needed a "new challenge," claiming that he needed a new club if he were to revive his career.[27] Manchester City owner Thaksin Shinawatra confirmed on 6 June that he was interested in acquiring him.[28]

Ronaldinho and Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi each captained a team of international stars in an anti-racism exhibition match in Venezuela on 28 June, which ended in a 7–7 draw. Ronaldinho finished with a pair of goals and two assists in what would be his last match as a Barcelona player.[29] In preparation for the 2010 Joan Gamper Trophy, Ronaldinho sent an open letter to the fans and players of Barcelona, stating that his best years had been the five he spent in the Catalan club.[30]

Milan

In July 2008, Ronaldinho turned down a £25.5 million offer from Manchester City[31] to join Italian Serie A giants Milan on a three-year contract thought to be worth around £5.1 million (€6.5 million) a year, for a fee in the region of £14.5 million (€18.5 million).[32][33] With the number 10 already occupied by teammate Clarence Seedorf, he selected 80 as his jersey number, because 1980 was his birth year.

Ronaldinho scored his first goal for Milan in a 1–0 derby victory over rival Internazionale on 28 September 2008. His first brace was in a 3–0 win over Sampdoria on 19 October 2008. He scored a 93rd-minute match-winner against Braga in the UEFA Cup group stage on November 6.

He finished his first season at Milan with 10 goals from 32 appearances in all competitions. After a good start to the season, Ronaldinho struggled with fitness, and was often played from the bench to end a disappointing first season for Milan.

His second season did not begin on a high note, although he started nearly every match before finding himself on the bench again. After a while, Ronaldinho rediscovered his form and has been arguably Milan's best player in the season. He has changed his role from an attacking midfielder to a left winger, a more familiar role.

On 10 January 2010, Ronaldinho scored two goals against Juventus in an away match, sealing a 3–0 victory for the Rossoneri. In the following match against Siena on 17 January 2010, Ronaldinho scored his first hat-trick for Milan when he converted a spot kick, scored with a header from a corner and finished with a wonder goal from 30 yards out.[34]

On 16 February, Ronaldinho played his first match against Manchester United in a Champions League game. He scored early in the game to give Milan the lead. Milan ended up losing the game 3–2, with a goal from Paul Scholes and two goals from Wayne Rooney.

As of 13 April 2010, Ronaldinho is the assist leader of Serie A with a total of 13 assists. On a less positive note, Ronaldinho has so far missed three penalties in the 2009–10 season, to add to one botched kick the previous season. Ronaldinho ended the season scoring two goals against Juventus, Luca Antonini opened the scoring and Milan went on to win 3–0. It was Leonardo's last game in charge.

International career

Medal record
Competitor for  Brazil
Men's Football
Olympic Games
Bronze 2008 Beijing Team competition

Ronaldinho is one of few Brazilian players to have played at every international age level. He was part of the first Brazilian team to win the FIFA U-17 World Championship in 1997, in which his first goal was a penalty against Austria in the first group match, 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.

1999 was a busy year for Ronaldinho in terms of international play. He took part in the 1999 FIFA World Youth Championship, scoring his first goal in Brazil's last group match. 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 were eliminated by Uruguay in the quarterfinals. On 26 June, three days before the start of the 1999 Copa América, he earned his first cap for Brazil in a 3–0 win over Latvia, and he scored one goal during Brazil's victorious Copa América campaign. One week after the conclusion of the Copa América, he was called up for the 1999 Confederations Cup, in which he scored in every match except the final, including a hat-trick in an 8–2 semifinal rout of Saudi Arabia. Ronaldinho did not score in the final, which Brazil lost 4–3 to Mexico. He won the Golden Ball award for the best player in tournament as well as the Golden Boot award for the tournament top-scorer.

In 2000, Ronaldinho participated in Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia with Brazil U-23 team. Earlier that year, Ronaldinho led Brazil to win the Pre-Olympic Tournament, scoring nine goals in seven matches. However in the Olympics, Brazil was eliminated in the quarterfinal by Cameroon, who later won the gold medal. Ronaldinho appeared four times and scored only one goal, which came in the quarterfinal defeat by Cameroon.

Ronaldinho participated in his first World Cup in 2002, as part of a formidable offensive unit with Ronaldo and Rivaldo, who were also on the 1999 Copa América winning squad. He appeared in five matches and scored two goals. The first goal came in the group stage match against China, which Brazil won 4–0. The second goal was a match-winning goal in the quarterfinal against England on 21 June. In the 50th minute, Ronaldinho took a free-kick from 35 metres, beating England goalkeeper David Seaman to give Brazil a 2–1 lead. However, seven minutes later, he was sent-off for a foul on England defender Danny Mills. He was suspended for the semifinal, but returned to Brazil's starting lineup for the 2–0 victory over Germany in the final as Brazil won the World Cup for the fifth time.

Ronaldinho's next international tournament was 2003 Confederations Cup. However, Ronaldinho did not manage to score any goals during the tournament as Brazil performed poorly and was eliminated in the group stage. The following year, he was left out from Brazil's 2004 Copa América squad, as coach Carlos Alberto Parreira decided to rest his stars and used a largely reserve squad.[35]

He was the capitain of Brazil to its second Confederations Cup title in 2005, and was named Man of the Match in a 4–1 victory over archrivals Argentina in the final on 29 June. Ronaldinho scored three goals in the tournament and is tied with Cuauhtémoc Blanco as the tournament's all-time scorer with nine goals.

Ronaldinho started in all five of Brazil's 2006 World Cup finals matches as part of a much-publicized "magic quartet" of offensive players, alongside Adriano, Ronaldo, and Kaká. However, the foursome finished with only five goals as Brazil disappointed as a whole in the tournament. Ronaldinho turned in his worst collective performance in his international career, going scoreless with only one assist, which was for Gilberto's goal in a 4–1 group stage victory over Japan. He was a non-factor as Brazil was eliminated by France 1–0 in the quarter-finals, in which Brazil had only one shot on goal for the entire match.[36] The team was harshly criticized by Brazilian fans and media following their return home. On 3 July, two days after Brazil's elimination, vandals immolated and destroyed a 7.5-meter (23-foot) tall fiberglass and resin statue of Ronaldinho in Chapecó.[37] The statue had been erected in 2004 to celebrate his first FIFA World Player of the Year award. That same day, Ronaldinho, joined by Adriano, returned to Barcelona and held a party at his home, which was continued into the early morning hours at a nightclub. This aggravated the hard feelings of many Brazilian fans, who believed that they were betrayed by the lack of effort from the squad.[38]

On 24 March 2007, he scored twice in a 4–0 win over Chile, which marked his first goal since the 2005 Confederations Cup final and thus ended a scoreless streak that lasted nearly two years.[39] He was not called up for the 2007 Copa América after asking to be excused from the tournament due to tiredness.[40] On 18 October, he was controversially benched by Barcelona after he was late returning to Spain following Brazil's 5–0 friendly win over Ecuador. He and several Brazil players celebrated the win by partying through the night at a posh Rio de Janeiro nightclub. Ronaldinho left at 11 a.m. the next morning, allegedly in the trunk of a car in order to avoid the media.[41]

On 7 July 2008, Ronaldinho was named to Brazil's 2008 Summer Olympics squad as one of the over-age players.[42] Barcelona initially blocked the move because of his then-upcoming Champions League commitments with the club, but the decision was later nullified following Ronaldinho's transfer to Milan, who in turn permitted him to make the trip to Beijing.[43] Ronaldinho scored his only two goals in a decisive 5–0 victory over New Zealand before Brazil were beaten by Argentina in the semifinal. Brazil finished with the bronze medal after defeating Belgium 3–0 in the bronze medal match.

Despite having returned to good form and being named as a member of the 30-man provisional squad that was submitted to FIFA on 11 May 2010,[44] he was not named in Coach Dunga's final squad of 23 for the Brazilian squad in South Africa for the 2010 World Cup[45] despite his deep desire to do so.[46] Critics have claimed that the exclusion of players such as Ronaldinho, Alexandre Pato, Adriano and Ronaldo signals a move away from the classic Brazilian attacking "Joga Bonito" style of play.[47]

Honours

Club

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

International

Brazil U-17
  • FIFA U-17 World Cup (1): 1997
Brazil
  • Copa América (1): 1999
  • FIFA World Cup (1): 2002
  • FIFA Confederations Cup (1): 2005

Individual

  • FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Ball: 1999
  • 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
  • EFE Trophy (1): 2004
  • FIFA World Player of the Year (2): 2004, 2005
  • UEFA Club Best Forward (1): 2004-05
  • European Footballer of the Year (1): 2005
  • FIFPro World Player of the Year (2): 2005, 2006
  • 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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GREAT-I think that ronaldinho should win the award because of his great performances for Milan. I also think that Dunga is not well in the head for leaving him out of the Brazil team so far. Ronaldinho is the cause of 26 and more goals in the Serie A for Milan. Ronaldinho has really picked up his "A" game and is a great player. I think that he is the best passer and playmaker in the game of football. He has great natural abilities. For a player maturing well into the game, Ronaldinho is ideal to anyone
Ronaldinho is the best soccer player had ever known in this planet! No one can't compare to him. - His simply The Best! forever!!!!!!
His the winner of the Goldenfoot Award 2009!
He is the best I have ever seen, He is the god of soccer - HE IS THE BESTESTERN...
i love his tricks man
he is simply the soccer god.

his skills are flawless and no one is as good and comfortable with the ball as ronaldinho and he made barcelona look even better and he even made messi famous in some ways with his assists and making it easier for other players to score

Ronaldinho is simply the best soccer player ever! - The best soccer player on the planet!
i think he the best of all
Ronaldinho is the greatest player in the world
Ronaldinho is the best in the world STEVE YOU ARE WRONG LOOK AT THESE COMMENTS
he is the best, many people say cristiano ronaldo is the best but compared to ronaldinho he's rubbish
ronaldinho is the best in the world
RONALDINHO IS THE BEST SOCCER PLAYER EVERRRR !!!!! - AND IM ALSO PROUD TO BE BRAZILIAN, AND ONE DAY IM GOING TO BE JUST LIKE HIM.. OMG HE INSPIRES ME SO MUCH!
i wonder what pele and maradona played to them the best in the history of football i believe Ronaldiho is second to none he's the best to happened to world of football he should be call the god of football thanks
good i think he is still the best
he should be named the king of football
absolut.the big soccer playr is the very very very very veyyyyyy best. seferi sauk,tirane ALBANIA.
ronaldinho is the best . c. ronaldo is good but not as good as ronaldinho. (U ROCK MAN!!!!!!)
greatest ever, ronaldinho will never be forgotten
ronaldinho is the best in the world
i really cant wait until i go to italy to go see him play with his brazilin partner "kaka"
ronaldihno is the best ever and so am i i love ronaldihno he is the reason i play soccer cause i know ill be with him on a field in 2010 south africa
ronaldinho barca class
ronaldinho was the best but is now getting old and loosing speed but not even C.Ronaldo can ever be as good as ronaldinho ever was!!!!!!!!!
best ever
Ronaldinho is the best he does lots of skill Ronaldo does step-overs nothing but that
Hi!!   I'm not fan of footbol before. - But since i saw Ronaldinho playing footbol in Barcelona team, then i began  fanatic of footbol  just for Ronaldinho!!!! His so great!! his the best ever footbol player i've ever seen in the world his amazing!! you will love to see him again and again playing footbol is like a drug. God continue to Bless Ronaldinho and no doubt.
He is THE Best Soccer Player in The World.
Ronaldinho still the best in the world!!!
His magic, no doubt i cant fine the word.
he rockssssssssssssss
HE WAS BUT NOW NO MORE
He is the best
ronaldinho has the best control of the ball he is alot better and more experienced then c.ronaldo
from luci - ronaldinho i think is the best footballer in the world he has tooken on many people and he is still doing it he is better than maradona and he is better than c.ronaldo
HAPPY BIRTHDAY...man u r the best the pitches ever had...waw how u scare the defenders...i can see it in them when u handle the ball...thanks fr keeping me staring at u when u have the ball thanks and happy birthday once again
ronaldinho is my favorite soccer player.

Everyone talks about goals.  'but Ronaldinho doesn't score as many goals....'  How about his dribbling skills - INCREDIBLE, and his ball control, his creativity and the fact that he's not even a striker.  I think someone who can beat players, run the length of the field and then pass it off to their team mate to score a tap in goal is far better than any striker who can only finish.  That is Ronaldiho.  That is why he is the best player to have graced the game of Football!!!!!!

he is the best ever
RONALDINHO IS THE BEST BEST BEST PLAYER IN THE  WORLD.
you are my man. i love your style
there is simple nothing you can say about ronaldinho....HE IS THE VERY BEST!!!!
Best player ever no question asked
RONALDNIHO IS THE BEST AND ALWAYS WILL BE. NO ONE CAN PLAY FOOTBALL LIKE HE DOES. I LOVE HIM.....
you are the best soccer player in the world Rhonaldinoh you are my idol

i'm 67 years old, i've seen all the greats from pele to maradona to sanchez to andy gray, every time time people are asked the question on who is the best, many say pele, zidane, maradona and some delusional fans say cristiano ronaldo.....but honestly and said by the great pele RONALDINHO  is the best footballer ever to grace the football world, he is unbelievable, SIMPLY THE BEST

i love u Ronaldinho keep the best and don't let it out, ur the best 4ever no body can catch or reach u
ronaldinho is way way better then any other player he roks and can kik and other players knows it so stop saying he is not
I'm Abraham - dinho is the best soccer player in the world. I like him so much that I even want to go Spain.

 oh my God! this player is the best and i don't think we can find one who can be as good as him in the future. He is the best player of all time. I can't wait to meet him one day as a team mate or opponent.

HE`S THE BEST PLAYER EVER. GOD CONTINUE TO BLESS YOU

Roni is the combination of Pele, Maradonna, George Best, Luigi Riva, Zidane, C.Ronaldo and many more players over the time graced the football fields and amazed the fans.

simply the best all around footballer; passing, scoring, free kicks.

I love ronaldinho, i want to be just like him one day

yes, i believe you absolutely right, we have to admit that there are many very good players such as Zidane, Rivaldo, Ronaldo, and Henry, but it is undeniable that Ronaldinho is just very different and is simply the best of all the best

A living legend.

is one of my best players

Ronaldinho rules he is the best ever football player i have ever seen play i just the he rocks cant say anything better he is the master of football

rooney is the best player ever and he always will be because he is the best and he scores loads of goals at  united rooney has scored about 60 goals in united he is better than all the other best players

Most has been said. Ronaldinho, to me still remains the best player i have ever seen. Like he said 'micheal Jordan is the best in basket ball and what he does with the hands i will do with the legs '. I can't dispute that. Ronaldinho is simply the best soccer player ever who does not know the definition of a defender in any game he plays.

ronaldinho has to be the best player because he scores hatricks

he is fantastic

his the best of the best i wish he will teach me some of those magic tricks someday

he is really fantastic he gives tough time to defenders

best player in tha world  I never see like player his skill I do now this for cert of tha football in world than to best player in my life my names ahmed or yoonis

ok i admit he is the best, but if you see him at Barcelona you think he is a great star, he is ....But in world cup 2006 did he do like scoring a goal ???NO !!!!!! So he is the best alone, he is not so good with other stars

védio ronaldiniho

the best vodeao ever

Ronnie is great but Henry is my favourite and Zidane was the best
Pele - Well you already know and if you don't you must be crazy

cooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool

ronaldinno is the best player in the world we ever hade not including me

RONALDINHO IS MY FAVOURITE PLAYER but he is not the best ever. PELE is the best player ALIVE. But ZIDANE must be the best in the world. He is incredible and every one must admit that he is amazing. Well it must be hard to compare Ronaldinho and Zidane for their different playing skills but Zidane is the master and Ronaldinho still has a lot of time to pass Zidanes skills

Ronaldinho playing so good at barcelona

ronaldihio is the best player in the world currently but pele is the greatest that has ever lived.

If you say Ronaldinho is better than Zidane, then why did Zidane won the best player at this years world cup?..why did he silence Ronaldinho is their last encounter?..Ronaldinho is good but Zidane is the master!

i am a nigerian.since nigeria didnt get to the world cup,brazil became my favorite team,cos the alays worked together and i realy loved ronaldinho,robinho,cafu,kaka.they all worked together during the game.iam in london on vacation,all my shoping has being on tops writen with brazil on them,yelow became my colour.i know that this world cup brazil didnt play well.i hardly swa ronaldinho making his moves.they always brought in robinho late.i was so sad,i and my dad supported razil tiil now(still do)i cried when they got beatin by france,and u hated how thienry henry caried his face.i realy fill you guys.i wish i could speak pourtuguise.i hope this gets to the team and u find some to translate it 4 u.i sent mails to supersport to link me with brazils team but didnt gget a reply.its not my fault that iam a die hard fan.

King Kong aint got nothin' on him, simply incredible, his name will live on for ever.

Ronaldinho is marvel is so marvellous to watch. exceptionally GOOD.

he is the best in the world according to many Africans who are in his show thanks to ronaldinho

ronaldinho is da best n u cant do a thing about it!!

He really is the best.  Definitely better than Maradona

Ronaldinho is truly the best player in history. The way he dribbles, juggles and controls the ball is extremely amazing! His deaks are incredible! He's definitely better than Maradona, Zico, Pele, Zidane. I'd like very much for him to stay in Brazil. Because Brazil gives him that spirit to be the best soccer player there ever was, is now, and ever shall be. The name of Ronaldinho will stand out in the name of football forever!

ronaldinho is the best in history no body dribbles like him and no body passes the ball like him he's just the best, no maradona, no zidane, RONALDINHO he's the best of the best..

Ronaldinho for me is the best soccer player that is going to be. I don't think there's going to be another one like him not even maradona is like him, he has an excellent style that no body has.

ronaldinho is simply the best soccer player ever!

The best



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Best Footballer in the world

Top Five Players

1. Ronaldo 2. Messi
3. Ronaldinho  4. Pele
5. Gerrard


Vote for the best football player on the planet

stevie gerrard is the best because he can do everything whereas other good players specialise in a few things. Also he works hard and is loyal to club and country.

C.ronaldo is d best footballer

mi jugador es iniesta de espana

I think c ronaldo is the best

ronaldinho he's the master

Christino Ronaldo is the best player of the world. In 47 matches he scored 48 goals in only one year compared to messi who only scored 106 in 159 matches in 6 years. The ballon d'or earned.

my vote is with xavi of barcelona technically he is brilliant. his control vision and touch is first class i hope he wins fifa world player of the year in a week or sos time
Lionel messi is the best playeq in the world by yinkusengine

torres,messi,kaka,cristiono ronaldo,villa and xavi