Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, commonly known as Ronaldinho, is a Brazilian professional footballer and current club ambassador for Spanish club FC Barcelona after signing for them in September 2016.
Ronaldo de Assis Moreira was born 21 March 1980 in the city of Porto Alegre, the state capital of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
His mother, Dona Miguelina Eloi Assis dos Santos, is a former salesperson who studied to become a nurse. His father, Joao de Assis Moreira, was a shipyard worker and footballer for local club Esporte Clube Cruzeiro (not to be confused with the larger Cruzeiro Esporte Clube).
His main playing position is as an attacking midfielder or forward. He won the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 2004 and 2005. Renowned for his technique, tricks, dribbling, overhead kicks, no-look passes and free kicks, Ronaldinho is regarded to be one of the best players of his generation.
He suffered a fatal heart attack in the family swimming pool when Ronaldo was eight. Ronaldinho has played 97 matches and scored 33 goals for the Brazil national team. He was an integral part of the 2002 FIFA World Cup-winning team in Korea and Japan, starring alongside Ronaldo and Rivaldo in an attacking trio, and was named in the FIFA World Cup All-Star Team.
Growing up, his idols included the World Cup winning stars; Rivelino (from 1970), Diego Maradona (from 1986), Romario (from 1994), and his two future international teammates Ronaldo and Rivaldo (which would form the attacking trio in Brazil’s 2002 World Cup winning team).
Ronaldinho is the father of a son, Joao, born on 25 February 2005 to Brazilian dancer Janaína Mendes and named after his late father. He gained Spanish citizenship in 2007.
Age, Height & MeasurementsRonaldinho Gaucho Age 38 years. Ronaldinho Gaucho's height 5 feet 11 inches (181 cm), weight 176 lbs (80 kg). Body measurements 38 - 32 - 12 and Zodiac Sign Aries.
|Ronaldinho Gaucho Bio|
|Famous As||Ronaldinho Gaucho|
|Profession||Brazilian professional footballer|
|Birthday||March 21, 1980|
|Birth Place||Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil|
|Height||5 feet 11 inches (181 cm)|
|Weight||176 lbs (80 kg)|
|Body Measurements||38 - 32 - 12|
|Net Worth||$ 90 million.|
|Born Name||Ronaldo de Assis Moreira|
|Shoe Size||12 (US)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|School||Colégio Santa Teresa de Jesus|
|Brother(s)||Roberto de Assis Moreira|
|Relationship With||Janaina Mendes|