Ronaldinho Research Paper

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Ronaldo de Assis Moreira born on 21st march, 1980 to a family of Dona Miguelina Eloi Assis Dos Santos his mother and the father was Joao de Assis Moreira. He has a brother and a sister. The place of origin is Brazil. He is married to a Brazilian dancer Janaina Mendez and is the father to son Joao named after his late father born on 25th February, 2005. In 2007 he gained a Spanish citizenship.
At the age of eight, Ronaldo’s football skills began to blossom and was given a nickname Ronaldinho because he was often the youngest and smallest player in the youth club matches. He developed an interest in Futsal and beach football which later exposed him to organized football.
He first scored all the 23 goals in a 23-0 victory against a local team and his first brush
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Barcelona initially blocked the move because of his then upcoming champions’ league commitments with the club, but latter the decision was nullified following his move to Millan who in turn permitted him to go China.
In 2009 he captained the Brazilian team and scored his only two goals in a 5-0 victory over New Zealand.
During the world cup 2010 in South Africa, Ronaldinho underperformed/underscored.
In 2010 while at C.A. Milan, his coach quoted as being unsurprised by the decline citing his partying as a major factor in his physical condition.
He returned to Brazil in 2011. Signing with flamingo on a four-year contract. He started missing practices with no reason give. In 2012 his contract was terminated, citing unpaid wages.
He signed with lube Atletico Mineiro in June 2012 and was immediately back on form. He led the team to decent 2012 season ending on position two. The following year he led the club to winning their first Copa Libertadores cup and the club won the right to play in FIFA world

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