Ronaldinho Gaucho is the first football legend to make his mark for STELLARS. His legacy and his mark on the sport are several of the reasons why the Brazilian has been chosen for this recognition. Ronaldinho is the first in a list that will be joined by several of the great legends of world football.
Ronaldinho Gaúcho is the first STELLARS. It couldn’t be anyone else. The Brazilian is the first football legend chosen by the brand to leave his mark for posterity as a tribute to the legacy he has left both on and off the pitch. Being one of the players that with his values and his way of facing and playing football, has influenced more in all the lovers of this sport.
The former Barcelona player was something special for his dribbling, his goals, his characteristic way of playing and enjoying football. The 2005 Ballon d’Or winner left moments to remember that will live on in the memory of those who love the game. That dance with the ball in his goal at Stamford Bridge in the Champions League. The goal that caused an earthquake on his debut at Camp Nou against Sevilla. That foul that silenced England in the quarter-finals of a World Cup in Korea and Japan, where he would emerge as the winner. That race at the Santiago Bernabeu that ended in a standing ovation from the fans of the eternal rival. Ronaldinho was a different player, unique and special.
“Football has allowed me to have a wonderful life and I would like to pass on to the youth and children of the world what sport can do to help them achieve their dreams.”
A player who made his debut for Gremio at the age of 17. That with 19 debuted in the senior national team of Brazil and made the leap to Europe. Two years were enough for him to illuminate Paris with his magic. He showed the world that there was a new star in the old continent and more after winning the 2002 World Cup with Brazil being one of the most outstanding players. In 2003 he signed for Barcelona, making history and leaving his mark on the team where he won the Golden Ball for best player in the world in 2005 and led the team to lift his second Champions League. I changed Barcelona for Milan in 2008. In 2011, the prodigal son returned to the country where he grew up. “Dinho” returned home to close one of the most successful sporting careers in football. A legendary race.
In addition, Ronaldinho has transcended beyond the field of play, appointed UN ambassador in 2006 and faithful defender of human rights has dedicated part of his life to help those who need it most. “Football has allowed me to have a wonderful life and I would like to pass on to the youth and children of the world what sport can do to help them achieve their dreams,” said the Brazilian star.
For all these reasons, Ronaldinho is the first STELLARS. A player capable of uniting the football world around his innate talent and of transmitting with his smile the many virtues that football brings together. At In short, a player who enjoyed playing and made anyone who watched him enjoy it. A unique and unrepeatable player.