Ronaldinho in talks to join NINTH club of his career
Ask any football fan from the last 15 years who their second favourite footballer is and Ronaldinho will invariably pop up quite a bit.
The Barcelona and Brazil legend has achieved cult status in the game after making a mockery of defenders for years and essentially introducing Lionel Messi to the world.
But the 36-year-old has been without a club now for nearly 18 months since leaving Fluminense in September 2015.
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And while there were a number of rumours floating round of a sentimental move to Chapecoense, it appears he might be about to accept a new challenge altogether.
That’s because the president of Uruguayan side Club Nacional de Football has confirmed he’s trying to bring the superstar to his club.
But he’s confident of striking a deal.
“We are trying, even though it’s difficult. We have been in talks for the past 20 days,” Jose Luis Roridguez told Radio 1010 on Monday.
“We are trying to attract sponsors to make it feasible.
“Despite having played only a handful of friendly matches in the past 15 months, Ronaldinho can still contribute on the pitch.”
It would be a new country in Ronaldinho’s league career, having previously played in Brazil, France, Spain, Italy and Mexico.
And frankly we’d all love to see him back doing what he does best.
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