Former football player of “Barcelona” Ronaldinho, the Brazilian Ambassador club in the world, according to Mundo Deportivo.
On Thursday, the athlete met with the President of “Barcelona” Josep Bartomeu and other club leaders to discuss their role in the plans of the Catalans to increase influence in the international arena.
In September, Barcelona entered the American market by opening its own office in new York. Ronaldinho took part in the opening ceremony and attracted the attention of American audiences to this event.
At the moment, 36-year-old Ronaldinho has a contract with any football club and is a free agent. Earlier he announced that he will finish his career in 2017.
For Barcelona, the Brazilian performed from 2003 to 2008. The Spanish team he won the Champions League (2005), twice Spanish championship (2005, 2006) and in 2005 he won the prize of best player in Europe – the “Golden ball”, reminds TASS.