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  • Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Friday Mar 21, 1980

    Birth

    Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Friday Mar 21, 1980

    Ronaldo de Assis Moreira was born 21 March 1980 in the city of Porto Alegre, the state capital of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.




  • Porto Alegre, Brazil
    1987

    Gremio

    Porto Alegre, Brazil
    1987

    Ronaldinho's career began with the Grêmio youth squad.




  • Egypt
    Thursday Sep 04, 1997

    World Cup U-17

    Egypt
    Thursday Sep 04, 1997

    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.




  • Paris, France
    Saturday Jan 13, 2001

    To Europe

    Paris, France
    Saturday Jan 13, 2001

    In 2001, Ronaldinho signed a five-year contract with French club Paris Saint-Germain in a €5 million transfer.




  • International Stadium, Yokohama, Japan
    Sunday Jun 30, 2002

    World Cup 2002

    International Stadium, Yokohama, Japan
    Sunday Jun 30, 2002

    Brazil won the world cup.




  • Barcelona, Spain
    Tuesday Jul 29, 2003

    To Barcelona

    Barcelona, Spain
    Tuesday Jul 29, 2003

    Barcelona entered the running for Ronaldinho and outbid Manchester United for his signature in a €30 million deal.




  • Barcelona, Spain
    Monday Dec 20, 2004

    Player of the Year

    Barcelona, Spain
    Monday Dec 20, 2004

    Ronaldinho won his first league title in 2004–05, and was named FIFA World Player of the Year for the first time on 20 December 2004.


  • Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany
    Wednesday Jun 29, 2005

    Confederations Cup title

    Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany
    Wednesday Jun 29, 2005

    Ronaldinho was the captain of Brazil and led his team to its second-ever Confederations Cup title in 2005.


  • Paris, France
    Monday Nov 28, 2005

    The Ballon D'or

    Paris, France
    Monday Nov 28, 2005

    The 2005 Ballon d'Or, given to the best football player in Europe as judged by a panel of sports journalists from UEFA member countries, was delivered to the Brazilian midfielder Ronaldinho on 28 November 2005.


  • Milan, Italy
    Tuesday Jul 15, 2008

    To Rossoneri

    Milan, Italy
    Tuesday Jul 15, 2008

    In July 2008, Ronaldinho turned down a £25.5 million offer from Manchester City of the Premier League to join Italian Serie A giants A.C. Milan on a three-year contract thought to be worth around £5.1 million (€6.5 million) a year, for €22.05 million plus €1.05 million bonus each season (€24.15 million in 2010).


  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Tuesday Jan 11, 2011

    Flamengo

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Tuesday Jan 11, 2011

    After being heavily linked with a move back to his childhood club Grêmio, Ronaldinho joined Flamengo on 11 January 2011 with a contract ending in 2014.


  • Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Monday Jun 04, 2012

    To Mineiro

    Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Monday Jun 04, 2012

    Ronaldinho helped Atlético win the Campeonato Mineiro and led the club to its first title of the Copa Libertadores.


  • Estadio Defensores del Chaco, Asuncion, Paraguay
    Saturday Jul 13, 2013

    Copa Libertadores

    Estadio Defensores del Chaco, Asuncion, Paraguay
    Saturday Jul 13, 2013

    Ronaldinho helped Atlético win the Campeonato Mineiro and led the club to its first title of the Copa Libertadores.


  • Querétaro City, Mexico
    Friday Sep 05, 2014

    To Mexico

    Querétaro City, Mexico
    Friday Sep 05, 2014

    Signed a two-year contract with Mexican club Querétaro on 5 September 2014.


  • Laranjeiras, near to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Saturday Jul 11, 2015

    Fluminense

    Laranjeiras, near to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Saturday Jul 11, 2015

    On 11 July 2015, Ronaldinho announced his return to Brazil and signed an 18-month contract with Fluminense.


  • Brazil
    Tuesday Jan 16, 2018

    Retirement

    Brazil
    Tuesday Jan 16, 2018

    On 16 January 2018, Ronaldinho confirmed his retirement from football.


  • Brazil and Spain
    Jul, 2019

    57 properties belonging to Ronaldinho along with his Brazilian and Spanish passports were confiscated

    Brazil and Spain
    Jul, 2019

    In July 2019, 57 properties belonging to Ronaldinho along with his Brazilian and Spanish passports were confiscated because of unpaid taxes and fines.


  • Paraguay
    Mar, 2020

    Ronaldinho in jail

    Paraguay
    Mar, 2020

    In March 2020 Ronaldinho was questioned by police in Paraguay after he was alleged to have used a fake passport to enter the country, with Ronaldinho and his brother both being held in custody in the country.


  • Paraguay
    Wednesday Apr 08, 2020

    Ronaldinho released

    Paraguay
    Wednesday Apr 08, 2020

    Ronaldinho released after spending 32 days in prison.


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