Ronaldinho

  • Former Barcelona star Ronaldinho admits form slump 18-04-2014 10:14 AM

    Rio de Janeiro: Ronaldinho has admitted to performing below expectations as he strives to earn a Brazil recall for this year's World Cup. The 34-year-old has not played for the Selecao since April last year and is considered a rank outsider to make Luiz Felipe Scolari's 23-man World Cup squad...
  • Ronaldinho snubs Besiktas to stay with Atletico, say club 10-01-2014 08:25 AM

    Brazilian striker Ronaldinho has signed a new contract with Atletico Mineiro after turning down a move to Turkish side Besiktas, the club said in a statement on Thursday. "He's re-signed!" Atletico's president Alexandre Kalil announced on Twitter. Besiktas said at the end of last month that they were keen to...
  • Ronaldinho recovering fast, on course for Club World Cup 09-11-2013 09:12 AM

    Sao Paulo: Ronaldinho's thigh injury has improved quicker than expected and his club Atletico Mineiro now say he is likely to play in the Club World Cup in Morocco in December. The former Barcelona midfielder trained on Friday and coach Cuca told reporters he could return to action against Fluminense...
  • Ronaldinho hopeful of World Cup recall 02-11-2013 09:28 AM

    Rio de Janeiro: Ronaldinho has not given up hope of earning an international recall by Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari for next year's World Cup. The 33-year-old has not played since September after rupturing his left adductor while training with Brazilian side Atletico Mineiro. A video posted Friday by Ronaldinho...
  • Injured Ronaldinho could miss Club World Cup 28-09-2013 09:07 AM

    London: Ronaldinho is in a race against time to be fit for the Club World Cup in December after suffering a serious groin injury, South American champions Atletico Mineiro said on Friday. The Brazilian team's doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said the former Barcelona and AC Milan playmaker had felt pain in...
  • Schalke to bid for Ronaldinho: reports 30-08-2013 10:16 AM

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho is reportedly being pursued by German club Schalke 04 ahead of Monday's European transfer deadline. The Bundesliga club have turned their attention to the two-time FIFA World Player of the Year after their first choice target Samuel Eto'o joined Chelsea, reports Xinhua. "Schalke is...
  • Ronaldinho bids for rare continental double 22-07-2013 08:12 PM

    Although his World Cup dream looks distant, Ronaldinho is only one match away from joining a select group of players who have won the European Champions League and the Libertadores Cup, its South American equivalent. The gifted 33-year-old returned to Brazil in January 2011 after a slump in his European...
  • Atletico Mineiro's Ronaldinho ready for Libertadores Cup semi-final 03-07-2013 10:41 AM

    Belo Horizonte, Brazil: With Confederations Cup outcast Ronaldinho itching for action and forwards Jo and Bernard back after Brazil's success, Atletico Mineiro play Newell's Old Boys on Wednesday with a Libertadores Cup final on their minds. Atletico travel to the Argentine city of Rosario for the first leg of the...
  • Ronaldinho, Kaka left out of Brazil's Confederations Cup team 14-05-2013 09:59 PM

    Sao Paulo: Ronaldinho and Kaka have been left out of Brazil's team for the Confederations Cup in June. Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari on Tuesday also overlooked Alexandre Pato and Ramires for the World Cup warm-up tournament that Brazil will host. The team does include Santos' Neymar, Chelsea's Oscar, Real...
  • Brazil booed by own fans in 2-2 draw with Chile 25-04-2013 10:51 AM

    Brazil were booed by their own fans after stumbling to a 2-2 draw with Chile in their first friendly at a 2014 World Cup stadium on Wednesday. The match at the newly refurbished Mineirao in Belo Horizonte was coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's last test before naming his squad on May...
  • Ronaldinho named Brazil captain against Chile 24-04-2013 10:12 AM

    Sao Paulo: Ronaldinho will captain Brazil in their friendly against Chile on Wednesday, moving into a strong position to confirm his spot in the Confederations Cup squad. Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari reiterated his confidence in the two-time FIFA player of the year on Tuesday, picking him to lead the team...
  • It's either Kaka or Ronaldinho for Brazil, insists Scolari 23-04-2013 12:30 AM

    Sao Paulo: Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari will likely choose between Ronaldinho and Kaka for his squad at the Confederations Cup in June. The coach said in an interview with Folha de S. Paulo newspaper published Monday that he almost certainly won't pick both players when Brazil host the World...
  • Ronaldinho in Brazil squad to play friendly against Chile 17-04-2013 09:57 AM

    Rio de Janeiro: Two-time FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho has been named in Brazil's squad for next week's friendly against Chile. His inclusion comes after an impressive display in Brazil's 4-0 win over Bolivia earlier this month, a match that marked the 33-year-old's return to the team after...
  • Ronaldinho overwhelmed with India welcome 09-01-2013 08:13 PM

    Former Brazil football star Ronaldinho relates his India experience in an interview with CNN-IBN in Pune. ...
  • Kaka in Brazil squad for friendly against Colombia 30-10-2012 11:55 PM

    Rio de Janeiro: Kaka has kept his place in the Brazil squad after his impressive return last month but Shakhtar Donetsk players were again overlooked by coach Mano Menezes. Menezes, naming his squad for next month's friendly against Colombia in the United States, also declined to give Ronaldinho another chance...
  • Beckham is a champion, says Ronaldinho 01-11-2008 11:56 AM

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  • AC Milan allows Ronaldinho to play in Olympics 17-07-2008 11:27 PM

    Ahmedabad: Jonathan Trott hit a century ahead of the Test series against India as England drew their four-day match against Haryana in Ahmedabad on Sunday. The tourists, who started the final day with a lead of 306 and all 10 wickets in hand, opted to bat on and made 254...
  • A new ball game: Ronaldinho to sign for AC Milan 16-07-2008 08:36 AM

    Sharmila Tagore has written a letter and criticised the BCCI for the delay in commissioning the Pataudi Tropy. ...