Register Login Live

World News

Ronaldinho To Come Out Of Retirement For Mardona?

After being released from prison earlier this year, a surprise report has claimed Ronaldinho could come out of retirement to play for Diego Maradona.

Read: Report: Juventus Agree €80m Fee For Barca Star

Ronaldinho spent a couple weeks in a Paraguay prison after he and his brother were alledgedly caught with fake passports.

According to a report by Marca, El Dia have claimed that Maradona is hoping to lure the 2002 World Cup winner out of retiremen to join him at Gimnasia.

It is believed that Ronaldinho is contemplating a possible return to football but while there have been no negotiations between the player and the club, Maradona is hopeful of pulling something off.

Click through the gallery to see the 11 footballers who went broke

The Spanish publication claim the two-time Ballon d'Or was close to joining Gimnasia four years ago, with the club offering him $1.5 million per year.

Ronaldinho remains on house arrest in Paraguay, as his case was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Read: 11 Of The Strangest Football Kits

The 40-year-old has been out of professional football since 2015, having last played for Brazilian outfit Fluminense.

Do you think Ronaldinho will come out of retirement? Have your say in the comment section below.

5 comments

Top 5

Mohomi: I Wasted Two To Three Years At Sundowns

110 Nov 19, 2020 12:10 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The Highest-Paid Player At Each EPL Club Revealed

7 Oct 26, 2020 07:15 PM in Cadbury

Downs’ Intentions Known To Resurgent AmaZulu

19 Nov 19, 2020 08:35 AM in PSL

Players Who Were Caught Age-Cheating

31 Nov 17, 2020 12:27 PM in World News

Chiefs Defender Leads List Of Suspensions

7 Nov 19, 2020 01:58 PM in PSL

Rest In Peace Anele Ngcongca!

163 Nov 23, 2020 09:42 AM in PSL

Nurkovic Dazzles As He Shows Off Model SA Bae

13 Nov 23, 2020 04:28 PM in Footballers & Chill

Katsande Buying Meat In His Chiefs Gear Goes Viral

20 Nov 20, 2020 01:30 PM in The Best Of The Rest

Courtois & De Bruyne's Messages For Anele

11 Nov 23, 2020 03:46 PM in Players Abroad

In Pictures: Pitso Rallies His Troops Ahead Of Crunch Week

14 Nov 19, 2020 11:14 AM in Players Abroad

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Why Thibedi Has Not Gone Back To Chiefs

16 Nov 19, 2020 12:06 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Pirates V SSU – It Will Be A High-Scoring Affair

12 Nov 19, 2020 02:44 PM in Orlando Pirates