Video: Brazil Legend Ronaldinho Thrills Fans at Charity Game in Guinea

Video: Brazil Legend Ronaldinho Thrills Fans at Charity Game in Guinea

Lukman Mumuni
  • Brazil legend Ronaldinho has visited Guinea
  • The former Barcelona star is in the West African country for a charity event
  • Ronaldinho thrilled fans with outrageous skills in a friendly match

Football fans in Guinea were thrilled by the magical feet of Brazil legend Ronaldinho, following his visit to the West African country.

The former Barcelona star has been in Conakry for a charity event to raise funds for the Grassroot African Youth Cup tournament.

The Brazilian met high profile personalities in Guinea, including former player Pascal Feidouno and diminutive musician Grande P.

Ronaldinho, Guinea, Grand P, Charity
Ronaldinho has visited Guinea for a charity event and also thrilled fans in a friendly game. Credit: @ali_naka @WhatsUpTV
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In a video shared on social media, thousands of fans thronged to the national stadium to watch the two-time world footballer of the year.

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Ronaldinho showed incredible skills leading to applause from the fans who came to watch him for the first time.

The former Barcelona star spent time with the people of Guinea, educating them on the game as he spreads his love for the continent.

Ronaldinho will next travel to Sierra Leone as part of his tour of Africa.

The Barcelona legend enjoyed a successful career, playing in Europe, where he won multiple league titles and the 2006 UEFA Champions League.

He also won the FIFA World Cup in 2002 with the Brazilian national team.

Ronaldinho reacts to son's move to Barcelona

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Brazil legend Ronaldinho has asked for God's blessings for his son, Joao Mendes de Asis Moreira, following his move to Barcelona.

Joao Mendes joined the Catalan giants' U19 team after leaving Brazilian club Cruzeiro.

The talented youngster is expected to continue the legacy of his father in the Spanish city of Barcelona.

Ronaldinho celebrates anniversary of iconic goal

Ronaldinho has rolled back the years to celebrate his 'dancing' goal against Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League 18 years ago.

The former Barcelona star netted one of the best goals in football history in a classic game at Stamford Bridge on March 7, 2005.

The Brazil legend left Chelsea's former goalkeeper, Petr Cech stuck like a mannequin after dribbling defenders, John Terry and Ricardo Carvalho, before firing home.