The Brazilian legend Ronaldinho has retired from football in 2018 but I bet you still want to know how much he has in his account or how much he earns after retirement. His retirement was one of those that was celebrated with multiple memories of skills and achievements.
He was once considered the best footballer in the world during his time. He has conquered the world’s best player title twice in 2004 and 2005. During the world cup championship in 2002, he played alongside Rivaldo and Ronaldo.
Ronaldinho life History
Ronaldinho was born known as Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, he was born in Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil. as an attacking midfielder, he spent career ass a youth with Gremio. with his amazing skills, he could score a different kind of skillful goals and dribble easily. In 1997 Ronaldinho wore the number 10 jersey, he was just 17 years old at that time. he also featured in the Brazilian first eleven teams at the same age.
he played for Gremio’s senior team from 1998 to 2001 and scored 21 goals in 52 appearances after which he played for Paris saint german from 2001 to 2003. He scored 17 goals with 55 caps. Ronaldinho went to Barca in 2003, he played 145 matches and scored a total of 70 goals. In 2008 he left Barcelona and went to AC Milan. After playing in Milan for two years, he went to Flamengo in 2011 and played for one year.
15 goals for Flamengo in 33 caps. And then he went on to play for Athletico Mineiro From 2012 to 2014 where he scored 16 goals in 48 games. After which he went to Queretaro he stayed from 2014 to 2015. Ronaldinho has also won the Ballon d’Or in 2015. He ended playing with Fluminense in 2015. Amongst all his achievements he also ahs records of skill patterns and masterpiece free kicks.
Ronaldinho’s Net Worth
Ronaldinho’s net worth estimates are supposed to be between $90 to $125 million. When Ronaldinho was playing for AC Milan, His salary was up to 480,000 pounds per month and 100,000 pounds in a week when he was in Flamengo. In 2017 he launched a wine of champions drinks which he could accomplish with the assistance of Fabio Cordella.
In 2016, the same year he won the Ballon d’Or Ronaldo earned $20 million which came from endorsements. As an endorser when he was with coke he lost his sponsorship in 2014 when he was seen drinking a Pepsi. The loss was worth $700,000 in a year. Nike, EA, and many other small brands and mobile phone companies and energy drink companies had endorsement deals with the Brazilian star.
His image was used for EA FIFA football five times in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009.
Ronaldinho’s charity works
The former Barca legend has done great jobs in giving helping hands to kids and less privilege. He had an official role with UNICEF since 2006 and he regularly appears in soccer aids. Gaucho promoted the awareness of HIV/AIDS when he came in conjunction with the Joint United Nations Programme.
Luis Figo and Ronaldinho have also taken part in aa match for solidarity on the banks of Lake Geneva. The game was arranged in the name of peace and human rights.
Ronaldinho regarded as an icon
Amongst all sports all over the world, soccer is the most popular and Ronaldinho is one of the best most popular footballers. His records are legendary such as the goal he scored against Venezuela that helped Brazil to win Copa America. The goal is still remembered by fans who love to watch him play. They still see it as the greatest goal of Brazil’s history. In 2002 Ronaldinho helped Brazil win the world cup, after some time he accepted the contract from Barcelona. He was nominated in the Pele’s FIFA 100 list and won the FIFA World best player two times.
He has over 50 million followers on his Instagram, he is also paid $250,000 for a single post he makes or a personal appearance.
Ronaldinho Arrested for a fake passport
In March 2020, he was held by police in Paraguay for having a fake Paraguayan passport. He was detained in the Asuncion where he had been with his brother His intentions on traveling were to promote a book and campaign for less privileged children.