Football Legend Ronaldinho And His Brother Have Been Released After Spending 32-Days In Paraguay Prison

Former Brazilian international Ronaldinho Gàucho and his elder brother Assis Moreira have been released from Prison in Paraguay just 32 days into his six-month sentence for carrying forged passport into the country.

He is now set to be put on house arrest at a hotel in the country's capital of Asuncion, as decided by Judge Gustavo Amarilla after reportedly paying a $1.6million (£1.3million) bail, while they await trial on their charges.

The 40-year-old Ronaldinho and his brother Assis were detained on March 5 at Agrupacion Especializada prison, after the police had searched the hotel Yacht and Golf Club in the capital, Asuncion, where the star had lodged with his brother.

In the processof searching, the police reportedly found their false documents, which bore their respective names but with Paraguaiyan nationality, which they used to enter the country to take part in a book launch/charity event for children.

READ ALSO: Brazilian Legend Ronaldinho Adds Another Trophy To His Cabinet While In Prison.

During his time at prison, CloudNine Sports reported that the retired professional footballer, was invited to play a Futsal game in the Paraguayan prison.

Ronaldinho who is an ex-Barcelona attacking midfielder, turned up in style for the match to show his football skills with inmates and prison guards during the futsal match.

He scored five goals and assisted six goals in the game. His team won the game 11-2, winning a 15kg piglet.

The two times FIFA men's best player and 2005 Ballon D'or winner, also celebrated his 40th birthday during his 32 days in prison.

No comments

Powered by Blogger.