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Like Father Like Son: Ronaldinho’s Son Signs Bumper Nike Deal

When your father is an FC Barcelona and AC Milan legend, surely there is pressure on you. Ronaldinho’s son seems to be taking it all in his stride, as he recently signed a bumper deal with Nike. Check it out!

Football fans will have fond memories of Brazilian legend Ronaldinho, in a Barcelona shirt when the controversial star was at the peak of his powers. The 39-year-old dazzled opposition players for fun.

READ:Ronaldinho's Son Signs Pro Deal

Now his son, Joao Mendes, seems to be picking up where he left off. Mendes signed his first professional contract with Brazilian club Cruzeiro.

The 14-year-old has now been snapped up by sportswear giant Nike. The same brand that his father represented with distinction for all these years.

The Brazilian legend took to Instagram to share the news.

“Newest member of the family @ Nike !!! Football with joy !!!” Ronaldinho posted.

 

Do you think Ronaldinho’s son can reach the heights of his famous father?

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