Ronaldinho’s Education Background

Ronaldo de Assis MoreiraRonaldo de Assis Moreira was born on March 21, 1980 in Porto Alegre, the capital of Rio Grande do Sul. The Brazilian footballer is commonly known as Ronaldinho. He received this nickname because he was often the youngest and the smallest player in the  youth football club matches. Ronaldinho is the diminutive and term of endearment for “Ronaldo.” Ronaldinho’s father is Joao de Assis Moreira, a shipyard worker and footballer for his local club, Esporte Clube Cruzeiro. His mother is Dona Miguelina, a former salesperson who studied to become a nurse.

Ronaldinho began his football or soccer career at a very young age. Ronaldinho was first noticed by the media at age thirteen when he scored all 23 of the 23-0 scored game against a local team. In 1997, Ronaldinho was labeled a rising star at the 1997 U-17 World Championship in Egypt. In these championships, Ronaldinho scored two goals on penalty kicks.

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