RONALDINHO TO FEATURE IN LEGENDS MATCH
Confirmations emanating from the Barcelona camp has it that for the Legends match to be held on June 30, one of the big names in the club’s history would participate.
Former Barcelona star player, Ronaldinho is expected to feature for the Barcelona side as they come up against Manchester United in a match that will witness the return of DimitarBebartov.
These legends will face off in the match holding at Camp Nou. The purpose of the match is to raise money for the Paediatric Cancer Centre Barcelona (PCCB).
Some of the players expected to be on United’s line-up include past Champions League winners such as Mikael Silvestre, Dwight Yorke,Park Ji-Sung, and JesperBlomqvist.
Also included are the likes of Quinto Fortune, DimitarBerbatov, and KarelPoborsky.
On the Barcelona team, the past players such as Edgar Davids,Miguel Angel Nadal,LudovicGiuly,Simao,GaizkaMendieta and Edmilson are expected to make the cut
However, the star of the show will be no other than Ronaldinho.In a recent friendly held in Qatar for the Legends, the 2005 Ballon d’Or-winner showed that he still possessed those skills that made him popular in his heydays.
Ronaldinho joined the Catalan giants back in 2013 at a time when the club finished sixth place in the season and had no more than 9 points from bottom half of the table.
With his arrival, he was able to use his skills to help bring about a huge transformation to the club thus bringing it to the great heights it current possesses.
For the second time since the history of the club, they were crowned European champions back in 2006.
Two years later, he was shown out the door by the club’s manager at the time, Pep Guardiola due to his excessive partying lifestyle.