Brazilian legend, Ronaldinho has announced his retirement from professional football.
Although it has been a while since the 2002 World Cup winner played with any regularity, the Brazilian, who now looks set to undertake a career in politics in his native country, news of his official retirement spread this evening.
Brazilian legend Ronaldinho has announced his retirement from football 🇧🇷
La Liga 🏆🏆
Supercopa de España 🏆🏆
UEFA Champions League 🏆
Serie A 🏆
Copa Libertadores 🏆
FIFA World Cup 🏆
FIFA World Player of the Year 🏆🏆 pic.twitter.com/otBxOfEU4N
— FourFourTwo (@FourFourTwo) January 16, 2018
Ronaldinho has won an extensive list of honours during his illustrious career including that World Cup in 2002.
League titles in Spain with Barcelona and Italy with AC Milan, Ronaldinho was also awarded the Ballon D'Or on two occasions.
On a day when one of the most skillful players European football ever encountered calls it a day, we look back on some of Ronaldinho's most incredible moments on a football field over the years.
Catching David Seaman Off His Line In The 2002 World Cup
That Cheeky Finish Against Chelsea In The 2005 Champions League
The Night He Was So Good Even The Real Madrid Fans Applauded Him
A Strike That Even Left Frank Rijkaard Mesmerised
This Moment Of Utter Magic From Against Osasuna
And Of Course, Scoring A Wonderful Free-Kick Against David James In Fratton Park
Even last year, the Brazilian was showing he's still got it by effortlessly nut-megging Jesper Blomqvist during a charity match against Manchester United legends.