Ronaldinho pulls sneaky nutmeg on defender

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Ronaldinho is constantly devising new ways of bamboozling opposition defenders and GMF think he’s done it again.

In Atletico Mineiro’s dramatic Copa Libertadores quarter-final win over Mexican side Tijuana last night, the Brazilian magician actually managed to dummy a dummy to nutmeg a defender.

Confronted with two defenders on the left of the opposition area Ronaldinho made to pull off his trademark elastic/flip flap dribble.

One of the defenders fell for the dummy and was obviously expecting the elastico as Ronaldinho rolled the ball through his legs to a waiting teammate – it was just a shame that the resulting shot was so disappointing.

GMF accepts that many will question whether Ronaldinho actually intended this filthy nutmeg and GMF admits it had the same thought.

However, GMF’s next thought was “it’s Ronaldinho”, so the doubts were dispelled.

Whatever you think of it, watch Ronaldinho pull off a filthy nuts on his opponent below (thanks to 101GreatGoals for the spot)…

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