Ricardo Kaká, Ronaldinho’s former partner in the Brazilian team with whom he was world champion in 2002, lamented the situation that the former Barcelona player is living now, imprisoned in Paraguay for using a false passport from this same country.
“It is all very sad. I do not have much information to discuss the situation in detail, but for someone who, like us, lived with him and has a good friendship with Ronaldinho, it is very sad to see him in this situation, “assured the Real Madrid midfielder.
Ronaldinho turned 40 on March 21, locked in an Asunción prison. His partner in the canarinha wished him something that has always characterized him, that kept his smile. “I hope to continue seeing him smile, play soccer and have fun,” he said.
The footballer and his brother Roberto were detained on March 7 and already have a 21-day confinement in the Paraguayan capital. accused of possession of false passports but also of other alleged crimes that have not transpired. During this time, he has added a new ‘title’ to his record and that is that the team he competed in took the organized soccer tournament in his prison. The 10 scored five goals and six assists in a game that ended 11-2 in his favor.
Kaká and Ronaldinho coincided for years in the Brazilian team and played together the World Cups of Korea and Japan 2002, in which they proclaimed themselves champions, and Germany 2006, where they were eliminated by Zidane’s France in the quarterfinals.