Brazilian legend Ronaldinho reveals retirement

Brazilian legend Ronaldinho has actually revealed his retirement from football.The 37-year-old attained every accolade offered in the sport including the World Cup, the Champions League and the Ballon d'Or.

He 'd been out of action because leaving Fluminese in 2015.

Roberto Assis, Ronaldinho's sibling and agent, verified the news in a column for Brazilian outlet O Globo.

Assis also hinted at tribute events after the 2018 World Cup.


"He has actually stopped, it is ended. Let's do something pretty big and nice after the Russia World Cup, probably in August. We will do various occasions in Brazil, Europe and Asia and, of course, we are setting up something with the Brazilian team."

Ronaldinho included primarily as an assaulting midfielder but was frequently released as a forward or on the wing as well.He ended up being a family name after leading a fantastic Brazil group to the 2002 World Cup alongside the similarity Rivaldo and Ronaldo.The pinnacle

of Ronaldinho's cub career was unquestionably his five-year spell at Barcelona where he won two La Liga titles the 2005 Ballon d'Or and the 2006 Champions League.His love of partying saw him go off the boil a bit and ultimately led to his departure from the Nou Camp, however he still delighted in success going on to help AC Milan win the Serie A in 2011.

He also played for Flamengo, Atletico Mineiro and Fluminense in his native Brazil in addition to Queretaro in Mexico.Eamon Zayed joins David Coughlan and Mark McCadden to discuss his amazing globetrotting career on Episode 15 of The Buzz Sports Program. He records the day-to-day battles his family members deal with in post-Gaddafi Libya and discusses his time in Iran, including that well-known hat-trick in the Tehran derby with Persepolis.