Ronaldinho rolls back the years with incredible no-look assist

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Ronaldinho may be 36-years-old and staring into the abyss of retirement but the Brazilian football legend is still more than capable of producing flashes of brilliance on the pitch.

The former PSG, Barcelona and AC Milan star featured in a FIFA Legends match alongside Luis Figo, Samuel Eto'o and Clarence Seedorf earlier this week, taking on an all-star Mexican side in the famous Aztec Stadium.

With Jose Mourinho as manager, the FIFA Legends would have been disappointed with the final result. They lost 9-8 in a light-hearted encounter which included several moments of magic from Ronaldinho.


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None were better than the no-look assist he successfully provided. The audacious flick looped over several defenders before finding his team-mate, who looped the ball into the net with a header.

There were also countless displays of Ronaldinho's amazing dribbling skills, which he has retained despite his ageing legs. 

This was certainly one of the best:

You can watch the full highlights below:

Important cause

FIFA had organised the game to celebrate the 66th FIFA Congress which is currently taking place in Mexico City. Alessandro Altobelli, Marcel Desailly, Fabio Cannavaro and Carles Puyol joined Ronaldinho for the game and will also contribute to social projects as well as a football policy think tank.

The match was played in good jest with Mourinho even bursting onto the pitch to tackle one of the Mexican players.

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