Spanish football club, Barcelona sign Ronaldinho for the second time.
The Brazilian will be taking on a new role at the Camp Nou.
Ronaldinho’s new role at Barcelona will see him operate purely off the pitch, rather than create magic on it.
The 36-year-old Brazilian has returned to the club that once made him the greatest player in the world.
This time around, Ronaldinho will be acting in an ambassadorial capacity.
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The La Liga champions are set to open a new office in New York to enhance their brand internationally.
Ronaldinho will be serving as Barca’s new Brand Ambassador.
The exceptionally gifted playmaker inspired Barcelona to win two La Liga titles.
Barcelona Sign Ronaldinho Brand Ambassador
He also led the team to a Champions League victory during his five-year spell at the Camp Nou.
In 2005, Ronaldinho also won the Ballon d’Or title while still playing for Barcelona.
Barcelona’s directors and executives are hoping that the 2002 World Cup winner is as successful in boardrooms and at social functions as he was with the ball at his feet.
Having retired from International football, Ronaldinho’s playing days are now behind him.
He retired to his home country with Fluminense last year, but still remains one of the most instantly recognizable and popular footballers on the planet.
Perhaps these made him the perfect fit to help grow Barcelona’s image in the United States.
Ronaldo de Assis Moreira popularly known as Ronaldinho won the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 2004 and 2005.
Ronaldinho has played 97 matches and scored 33 goals for the Brazil national team.
He was an integral part of the 2002 FIFA World Cup-winning team in Korea and Japan, starring alongside Ronaldo and Rivaldo.