Ronaldinho, whose full name is Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, is one of the living legends from the world of football. He established himself as a successful footballer. He has unbreakable records throughout his entire career. His playing styles and techniques really work as an inspiration for the youngsters.
He earned his stardom by making his appearance in the 2002 FIFA World Cup. His playing position is an attacking midfielder or forward. He is very quick and attacking when he was in the field and has great control over his ball.
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At his peak, he is estimated to have an annual income at $37 million to $13 million coming from Barcelona and the rest from sponsors such as Pepsi and Nike as well as listed Ronaldinho as 38th in Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2008.
Similarly, he reportedly earned over $19 million from endorsements in 2006. Retired at the age of 37, he played his last professional match in 2015 for Fluminense earning $190,000 per annum as salary.
Ronaldhino has had endorsements with many companies, including Nike, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Gatorade, EA Sports, and Danone. In 2011, Ronaldinho signed a contract with Coca-Cola after having endorsed Pepsi for much of his career and appeared in commercials with Thierry Henry, David Beckham, and Lionel Messi. However, his contract was canceled in July 2012 after he was captured drinking Pepsi in a news conference.
In 2011, he purchased $9.7 million mansion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (BR). Further, he owns a house in Barcelona worth around £1.66 million. Additionally, he has another house in Curitiba with a personal cinema hall and a swimming pool.
The Brazilian superstar is a car enthusiast and his $1,800,000 Bugatti Veyron absolutely talks of that. He also has a Hummer H2, Audi Q7and Mercedes Benz E Class. The Ferrari 458 worth $230,000 and Lamborghini Aventador worth $393,695also joins to his collection.
His fans and followers also follow him on social networking sites. His tweets are finding on Twitter. He also uploads his status and photos on Instagram and Facebook. He has a standing height of 5 feet and 11 inches and his weight is 176 lb. One can easily bag info about him on Wiki and IMDb.
The football star and his girlfriend Jania Mendes started dating since 2002 and later tied the knot on May 12, 2004.
After nearly a year of their marriage, the couple became the parents for the first time following the birth of their son, João de Assis Moreira on February 25, 2005. Their son was named after his late father. However, the pair are reported to have split as they haven't made their appearances together for a long time.
In mid-2018, Ronaldinho was rumored to marry not to one, but two women. After living blissfully with two of his girlfriends in his house since December 2017, he has had a change of heart and wants to wed the pair of Priscilla Coelho and Beatriz Souza.
The three have been living happily at the retired player’s mansion Rio de Janeiro. It is stated that Ronaldinho has been in a relationship with Priscilla for several years but in 2016 he met Beatriz with whom he fell in love. He then notified both women of his intention to move in with them and they accepted.
According to the source, Ronaldinho pays each of his two darlings an allowance of around £1,500 pounds for their personal expense. The footballer also buys them similar gifts. The retired footballer asked for both ladies’ hands in marriage in January 2017 and presented them with twin engagement rings. He is now set to marry the two women at a private ceremony in Rio de Janeiro.
While other media reports have cited Ronaldinho saying that his planned marriage is a plan for his expected entry into politics because family values rank high in Brazilians’ choice of their political leaders.
Though the threesome seemingly being content with their arrangement, their families are contrary to the idea.
Ronaldinho was born on March 21, 1980, in Alegre, the Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. By nationality, he is Brazilian and is of African descent. His birth sign is Aries. He is currently thirty-nine years old.
From his early age, he has shown his keen interest towards football, he started playing football when he was eight; he was given the nickname of Ronaldinho in his club because he was the youngest and smallest player in youth club matches. He also played in futsal and beach football.
He started his club career in 1998. He spends the bulk of his career with Paris Saint-Germain, FC Barcelona, and Milan. He makes 70 goals by playing with Barcelona. Later after that, he played for Brazilian club Flamengo and Atletico Mineiro. He also played for Queretaro and Fluminense.
He is remarkable. He played 97 matches and scored 33 goals for the Brazilian national football team. He played exceptionally well in his debut 2002 FIFA World Cup. He assists his team to bag the trophy. He also managed to win the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 2004 and 2005.
He is widely admired for his dribbling skills, overhead kicks, playing techniques, and free kicks.
Ronaldinho announced his retirement from football through his brother/agent on 16 January 2018.
He retired as one of just seven players to have won the FIFA World Cup, the Ballon d'Or as well as the UEFA Champions League. Further, he made his appearance at the closing ceremony of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on 15 July 2018, where he performed a few bars of the Russian folk song "Kalinka".