Ronaldinho

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This is a Portuguese name; the first family name is Assis and the second is Moreira.

Ronaldinho
Ronaldinho Kazan.jpg
Ronaldinho in 2017
Personal information
Full name Ronaldo de Assis Moreira[1]
Date of birth (1980-03-21) 21 March 1980 (age 41)[1]
Place of birth Porto Alegre, Brazil
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11+12 in)[1]
Position(s) Attacking midfielder, winger
Youth career
1987–1998 Grêmio
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2001 Grêmio 89 (47)
2001–2003 Paris Saint-Germain 55 (17)
2003–2008 Barcelona 145 (70)
2008–2011 Milan 76 (20)
2011–2012 Flamengo 56 (23)
2012–2014 Atlético Mineiro 58 (20)
2014–2015 Querétaro 25 (8)
2015 Fluminense 7 (0)
Total 511 (205)
National team
1997 Brazil U17 13 (3)
1998–1999 Brazil U20 17 (8)
1999–2008 Brazil U23 27 (18)
1999–2013 Brazil 97 (33)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ronaldo de Assis Moreira (born 21 March 1980), more commonly known as Ronaldinho, is a retired Brazilian footballer. He last played for Brasileiro Série A club Fluminense and also for the Brazil national team.

He is regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time.[2] He was known for his dribbling, passing, flair, skills, and during his time playing for Barcelona. He is F.C. Barcelona's current club ambassador since September 2016.














Club career statistics[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Regional League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Grêmio[3][4] 1998 Brasileirão 14 1 7[a] 2 2[b] 0 15[c] 3 38 6
1999 17 4 17[a] 15 3[b] 0 4[d] 2 6[e] 1 47 22
2000 21 14 13[a] 11 3[b] 3 37 28
2001 3[f] 2 3 2
Total 52 19 37 28 8 3 19 5 9 3 125 58
Paris Saint-Germain[5][6] 2001–02 Division 1 28 9 6[g] 2 6[h] 2 40 13
2002–03 27 8 6[i] 3 4[h] 1 37 12
Total 55 17 12 5 10 3 77 25
Barcelona[3][5][6] 2003–04 La Liga 32 15 6[j] 3 7[h] 4 45 22
2004–05 35 9 7[k] 4 42 13
2005–06 29 17 2[j] 1 12[k] 7 2[l] 1 45 26
2006–07 32 21 4[j] 0 8[k] 2 5[m] 1 49 24
2007–08 17 8 1[j] 0 8[k] 1 26 9
Total 145 70 13 4 42 18 7 2 207 94
Milan[3][5][6] 2008–09 Serie A 29 8 1[n] 0 6[h] 2 36 10
2009–10 36 12 7[k] 3 43 15
2010–11 11 0 5[k] 1 16 1
Total 76 20 1 0 18 6 95 26
Flamengo[5][7][6] 2011 Brasileirão 31 14 13[o] 4 5[b] 1 3[p] 2 52 21
2012 2 1 10[o] 4 8[q] 2 20 7
Total 33 15 23 8 5 1 11 4 72 28
Atlético Mineiro[5][7][6] 2012 Brasileirão 32 9 32 9
2013 14 7 6[r] 4 2[b] 0 14[q] 4 2[s] 2 38 17
2014 2 0 4[r] 0 7[q] 1 2[t] 0 15 1
Total 48 16 10 4 2 0 21 5 4 2 85 27
Querétaro[5][6][7] 2014–15 Liga MX 25 8 4[u] 0 29 8
Fluminense[5][6][7] 2015 Brasileirão 7 0 2[b] 0 9 0
Career total 441 165 70 40 47 13 121 41 20 7 699 266
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Appearances in the Campeonato Gaúcho
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Appearances in the Copa do Brasil
  3. Ten appearances and one goal in the Copa Libertadores, five appearances and two goals in the Copa Mercosur
  4. Appearances in the Copa Mercosur
  5. Four appearances in the Copa Sul, two appearances and one goal in the Seletiva Libertadores
  6. Appearances in the Copa Sul-Minas
  7. Four appearances and two goals in the Coupe de la Ligue, two appearances in the Coupe de France
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Appearances in the UEFA Cup
  9. One appearance the Coupe de la Ligue, five appearances and three goals in the Coupe de France
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Appearances in the Copa del Rey
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 Appearances in the UEFA Champions League
  12. Appearances in the Supercopa de España
  13. Two appearances in the Supercopa de España, one appearance in the UEFA Super Cup, two appearances and one goal in the FIFA Club World Cup
  14. Appearance in the Coppa Italia
  15. 15.0 15.1 Appearances in the Campeonato Carioca
  16. Appearances in the Copa Sudamericana
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 Appearances in the Copa Libertadores
  18. 18.0 18.1 Appearances in the Campeonato Mineiro
  19. Appearances in the FIFA Club World Cup
  20. Appearances in the Recopa Sudamericana
  21. Appearances in the Copa MX

International career statistics[change | change source]

Source: [8]

Brazil national team
YearAppsGoals
1999 13 7
2000 5 1
2001 4 1
2002 10 4
2003 8 2
2004 10 6
2005 12 6
2006 9 0
2007 11 5
2008 2 0
2009 3 0
2010 1 0
2011 5 1
2012 1 0
2013 3 0
Total 97 33

International goals[change | change source]

Scores and results list Brazil's goal tally first.[8]
No. Cap Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref.
1 2 30 June 1999 Estadio Antonio Aranda, Ciudad del Este, Paraguay  Venezuela 5–0 5–0 1999 Copa América [9]
2 6 24 July 1999 Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara, Mexico  Germany 2–0 4–0 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup
3 7 28 July 1999  United States 1–0 1–0
4 8 30 July 1999  New Zealand 2–0 2–0
5 9 1 August 1999  Saudi Arabia 2–0 8–2
6 6–2
7 8–2
8 14 23 February 2000 Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand  Thailand 3–0 7–0 Friendly [10]
9 19 3 March 2001 Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena, United States  United States 1–0 2–1
10 24 17 April 2002 Estádio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal  Portugal 1–1 1–1 [11]
11 27 8 June 2002 Jeju World Cup Stadium, Seogwipo, South Korea  China PR 3–0 4–0 2002 FIFA World Cup
12 29 21 June 2002 Shizuoka Stadium, Shizuoka, Japan  England 2–1 2–1
13 32 20 November 2002 Seoul World Cup Stadium, Seoul, South Korea  South Korea 3–2 3–2 Friendly
14 34 29 March 2003 Estádio das Antas, Porto, Portugal  Portugal 1–1 1–2
15 40 10 September 2003 Vivaldão, Manaus, Brazil  Ecuador 1-0 1–0 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
16 43 28 April 2004 Ferenc Puskás Stadium, Budapest, Hungary  Hungary 4–1 4–1 Friendly [12]
17 45 18 August 2004 Stade Sylvio Cator, Port-au-Prince, Haiti  Haiti 2–0 6–0
18 4–0
19 5–0
20 46 5 September 2004 Estádio do Morumbi, São Paulo, Brazil  Bolivia 2–0 3–1 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
21 47 8 September 2004 Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany  Germany 1–1 1–1 Friendly
22 51 9 February 2005 Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong  Hong Kong 4–0 7–1
23 54 5 June 2005 Estádio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil  Paraguay 1–0 4–1 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
24 2–0
25 58 22 June 2005 RheinEnergieStadion, Cologne, Germany  Japan 2–1 2–2 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup
26 59 25 June 2005 Frankenstadion, Nuremberg, Germany  Germany 2–1 3–2
27 60 29 June 2005 Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany  Argentina 3–0 4–1 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup Final
28 72 24 March 2007 Ullevi, Gothenburg, Sweden  Chile 1–0 4–0 Friendly [13]
29 3–0
30 76 22 August 2007 Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier, France  Algeria 2–0 2–0
31 77 9 September 2007 Soldier Field, Chicago, United States  United States 3–2 4–2
32 80 17 October 2007 Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  Ecuador 2–0 5–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
33 93 11 October 2011 Estadio Corona, Torreón, Mexico  Mexico 1–1 2–1 Friendly [14]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013: List of Players: Atletico Mineiro" (PDF). FIFA. 15 December 2013. p. 2. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 December 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013.
  2. "Maradona: "El mejor del mundo es Ronaldinho y el resto está a gran distancia"". www.elconfidencial.com (in Spanish). 9 May 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Bocci, Alessandra (2011). Il calcio di Ronaldinho ai raggi X (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. pp. 94–95.
  4. "Ronaldo de Assis Moreira". Gremiopedia (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 4 November 2020. Retrieved 4 November 2020.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 "Ronaldinho". The Top Forward. Archived from the original on 1 April 2016. Retrieved 2 November 2020.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Ronaldinho Gaúcho". national-football-teams.com.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 "Ronaldinho Gaúcho". Soccerway.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Ronaldo de Assis Moreira "Ronaldinho" - Goals in International Matches". rsssf.com.
  9. "Seleção Brasileira (Brazilian National Team) 1998–1999". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 10 August 2020. Archived from the original on 19 December 2020. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  10. "Seleção Brasileira (Brazilian National Team) 2000–2001". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 14 October 2020. Archived from the original on 19 December 2020. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
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  12. "Seleção Brasileira (Brazilian National Team) 2004–2005". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 10 August 2020. Archived from the original on 19 December 2020. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
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