Barcelona legend Ronaldinho returns to the club as an ambassador

Barcelona legend Ronaldinho returns to the club as an ambassador

Spanish giants Barcelona have confirmed that the club's legend Ronaldinho will make a return to the club as an ambassador.

Ronaldinho who was known for his superb dribbling skills when playing active football spent five years at Barcelona which was baptized with lots of success.

Barcelona legend Ronaldinho returns to the club to handle a big role

Former Barcelona star Ronaldinho

The Brazilian played 207 games for the Catalans between 2003 and 2008, scoring 94 goals and winning the 2005-2006 Champions League as well as back-to-back La Liga titles.

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Barcelona said in a statement that the club have reached an agreement with 36-year-old to become an ambassador and also representing the club in many activities.

"Ronaldinho will also form part of the Legends project, a team of former players who, through matches around the world, will help to globalise the Barça brand and its values, and will take part in clinics, training sessions and institutional events, among other activities organised by the Club.

Barcelona legend Ronaldinho returns to the club to handle a big role

Ex Barcelona star Ronaldinho (right) holding former teammate Lionel Messi

"Through FCBEscola, FC Barcelona and Ronaldinho’s football academies will be seeking different ways to collaborate both in terms of the brand and possible associations with the same. The player will also appear in the opening and closing ceremonies at some schools and take part in activities in which he will share his experience in educational talks,'' Barcelona said in a statement.

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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