Brazilian superstar Ronaldinho has dazzled crowds all over the world with his fancy footwork and revolutionary skills all over the world, and it looks like a new continent could be ready to witness the former World Player of the Year's box of tricks.
The 2005 Ballon d'Or winner could now join the growing list of aging stars that are opting for a retirement plan in the MLS. Ronaldinho, succeeded by fellow Ballon D'or winner Kaka, England midfield generals Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard and David Villa, could potentially be thrown into the pool of talent that is continuously swelling in the revamped Major League Soccer.
Revealed in an interview by his brother and agent, the ex-Barcelona and PSG trequartista will be looking for a new club when his troubled time in the Mexican Liga MX with Querétaro comes to an end later this year.
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“Ronaldinho will play for Queretaro until the middle of the year then we are going to look for another club,” he told reporters.
Ronaldinho has managed five goals in for Los Gallos Blancos but is feeling unsettled, much to the fact that the player has become somewhat of a journeyman in recent years, even if he has still enjoyed some success.
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The 35-year-old has played in Brazil, Italy, France, Spain and now Mexico but has struggled to hold down a place and has seen the glitz and glamour of his Barcelona days fade from memory in the past years.
A move to MLS could be the perfect fit for a player looking to showcase his talents and become part of the veteran superstar collective that is currently showboating Stateside.
Roberto de Assis Moreira, brother and agent of the 87 time capped Brazilian, has been dropping hints in the press recently and, like he's done before, has issued a "come and get me" plea for his sibling's services.
"MLS needs big players to increase the appeal of soccer to the American public. In sport anything can happen, although nobody has contacted me yet."
Ronaldinho is tipped to make the move before the end of the year, however it is uncertain whether or not his influence in the MLS will be much more than the usual cabaret appearances he's been putting in recently.
The New York Red Bulls and LA Galaxy are apparently hot on the heels of Ronaldinho with the former being the favourites to capture his signature.
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