Brazilian soccer icon, whose brilliance on the pitch, saw him win the FIFA World Player of the Year award twice – in 2004 and 2005. He also won the prestigious Ballon d'Or in 2005, and is considered by football pundits to be one of the greatest soccer players of his generation.
Ronaldinho began his career playing in the youth team of Brazilian football club Gremio. His senior team debut for Gremio FC came in 1998. He has played in Barcelona for 6 years and he has played almost 100 matches for Brazil's national football team.
He was instrumental in helping his country win the 2002 FIFA World Cup held in South Korea and Japan.
Ronaldinho has been working with the United Nations on various charitable projects since 2006. In 2015, he joined a host of other football legends such as David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Cafu and Luis Figo for the legendary UNICEF Match for Children held in England.
His Personal Life
He and Brazilian dancer Janaina Mendes had a son on February 25, 2005. Ronaldinho named the child Joao – after his late father.
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Ronaldinho is a famous Brazilian footballer, who was born on March 21, 1980. As a person born on this date, Ronaldinho is listed in our database as the 2nd most popular celebrity for the day (March 21) and the 13th most popular for the year (1980).
People born on March 21 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Ronaldinho is the 60th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Ronaldinho's birthday, Ronaldinho is the 2nd most famous Brazilian and ranks 1st in famous people born in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
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