- Son of Brazil football legend Ronadinho, João de Assis Moreira turned 17 on Friday, February 25, 2022
- The former Barcelona and AC Milan star took to social media to celebrate his son who is also on the path of becoming a top footballer
- Ronaldinho was two times World footballer of the year winner and has won several trophies including the World Cup
Ronaldinho, one of the greatest footballers of all time, showed great affection for his son after celebrating him on his birthday.
The young João de Assis Moreira turned 17th on Friday, February 25, 2022 and his father shared lovely photos from his toddler days to his teens.
In a post on social media, Ronaldinho congratulated his son and hopes the aspiring footballer will reach his potential.
Ronaldinho is revered in Brazil following his exploits with the national team and his influential on football in the South American country.
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The ex-Barcelona and AC Milan star helped Brazil win the World Cup in 2002 and he was also part of the Barca team that won the UEFA Champions League in 2006.
He was twice named World best player while playing for the Catalan giants between 2003 to 2008.
Who is Ronaldinho's son?
João de Assis Moreira is the first child of Brazilian footballer, Ronaldinho and was born on February 25, 2005.
Ronadinho's son is already following in the footsteps of his father, after signing a contract with Brazilian club Cruzeiro at 14.
The young Ronaldinho is believed to have the qualities of his father, which should help him reach his full potential. Although, he has signed for Cruzeiro, he could move to Europe when he turns 18.
Ghanaian forward Kwasi Wriedt names Ronaldinho as role model
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that German-born Ghana international, Kwasi Okyere Wriedt has named legendary Brazilian attacker Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, affectionately called Ronaldinho as his football role model.
Ronaldinho performed bewitching trickery effortlessly which became the toast of youngsters and it comes as no surprise Okyere-Wriedt belongs to the category of youngsters who were captured by the magical skills of the ex-Barca talisman.
Wriedt, who currently plays for lower-tier side Holstein Kiel attacker revealed how he used to religiously study the Brazilian on YouTube.
Source: Sports Brief News