Ronaldinho is one of the most skillful football players seen by the game. He is a Brazilian footballer and also represents FC Barcelona as an ambassador. He initially started as attacking midfielder. However, he was also very effective as a winger or a forward.
How Old is Ronaldinho?
Ronaldinho was born on 21st March 1980. He is currently 37 years of age. He is considered as one of the great football players debuting in 2001. Ronaldinho’ father passed away when he was just eight years old. His elder brother had a great professional football career start but could not continue due to injury. However, he was destined to see a lot of glory and success within the game.
In 2002, Ronaldinho played his first world cup. At a young age of just 22, he became part of a winning team combination. He played a significant role in the team’s win against England in the quarter-final. Similarly, he was part of the Brazilian team who won the FIFA World Cup Final of 2002. Although, he did not perform as good in the 2006 World Cup. Ronaldinho. He did not make it to the 2010 and 2014 World Cup matches, despite his name’s inclusion in the 30’s provisional squad.
Ronaldinho Endorsements and Net Worth
Ronaldinho skills and style of play made him famous around the world. He is considered as one of the best football players of his generation. His unique ability to create goals attracted many brands towards him.
Estimates suggest net worth of Ronaldinho to be around $90 million. Ronaldinho Gaucho was one of the highest paid players in the year 2006 with earnings of around $19 million. He remained with Pepsi most of his career as an endorser. However, he had a deal with Coca-Cola in 2011. But his deal could not continue as he was found drinking Pepsi during a news conference.
Ronaldinho has also been associated with EA sports, featuring on FIFA’s covers for 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009. One of his major endorsements was for Nike commercials. Madame Tussauds Hong Kong also features a statue of this legendary footballer. The footballer has over 31 million fans on his Facebook page. He has had numerous club associations including Germio, Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona, Milan, Flamengo, Queretaro, Fluminense, and Atletico Mineiro. Apart from his World Cup win, he also helped the Brazil team win the Confederations Cup in the year 2005.