Ronaldinho has found himself in big trouble after entering Paraguay with a fake passport.
The Brazilian was in the country to attend the launch of his new book ‘Genius of Life’.
He was detained while in the hotel he was staying in and is currently spending time in prison.
Ronaldinho is awaiting his trial and will return to court next Tuesday.
Incidentally, the prison that he is staying in, Agrupacion Especializada, is set to stage a futsal tournament. It’s set to kick-off on Monday.
It is unknown whether the 39-year-old will decide to play but it is believed that team captains have been trying to recruit him.
15 teams will be participating in the tournament and they are all playing for the same thing. A pig.
That’s right. According to ABC TV Paraguay per Sport, the winning team will be given a 16kg piglet as a trophy.
Incredible. Ronaldinho won it all as a player.
For Barcelona he won five titles, including two La Liga’s and one Champions League. He also won a Serie A title with AC Milan.
And for Brazil, Ronaldinho helped them win Copa America in 1999, the World Cup in 2002 and the Confederations Cup in 2005.
Should he decide to participate in the tournament, he has the chance to add a pig to his esteemed trophy collection.
And, let’s be honest, if he does decide to play it’s very likely his side will win.
There is one small catch if he wants to participate. According to Paraguayan media outlet Hoy per FourFourTwo, Ronaldinho was told he could play in the tournament on one condition: he wasn’t allowed to score goals.
But that’s likely to not make much difference at all. He’ll be a cheat code for the side that is able to add him to their ranks.
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