Ronaldinho Net Worth $80 Million
With a name instantly recognizable around the world, Ronaldinho is considered one of the world’s most prolific footballers of all time. Born Ronaldo de Asis Moreira in 1980 to Dona Miguelina Eloi Assis dos Santos and Joao de Assis Moreira, Ronaldinho got his now famous name from the Brazilian term of endearment for Ronaldo as well as due to his diminutive stature.
He developed his football skill at an early age, and his moment of fame came when he scored an amazing 23 goals during a match with another local team in his hometown. The result of the match was 23-0.
His senior career came in the 1998 Copa Libertadores tournament after playing for the Gremio youth squad. Soon after that, Arsenal expressed a desire to sign him but the deal fell through since Ronaldinho had not met some requirements.
He eventually landed a contract with French club Paris Saint-Germain and later joined FC Barcelona of Spain. It was during his time at Barcelona where he collected a string of personal awards such as the FIFPro World Player of the Year and FIFA World Player of the Year for the second time in his career.
He left Barcelona for Intermilan and later surprised everyone by joining Atletico Mineiro. He was voted The South American Footballer of the year in 2013.
His international career has been one of the most significant in recent history. He has the distinction of being the select few Brazilian players to compete at every age level internationally.
He was part of the winning squad during the 2002 World Cup where he formed part of the powerful offensive unit with Rivaldo and Ronaldo. His 2006 World Cup appearance, however, was not as impressive as the previous one, and the squad was met with harsh criticism.
Despite this, Ronaldinho is viewed as one of the most skilful players of the present generation. With his mesmerizing and innovative style of play, Ronaldinho is worth $80 million.