Encouraged by a crowd, which in return received only praise from Ronaldino, the world champion with Brazil in 2002 appeared this Wednesday in a Qui
Encouraged by a crowd, which in return received only praise from Ronaldino, the world champion with Brazil in 2002 appeared this Wednesday in a Quito shopping center to share with a group of fans who enjoyed the presence of the Brazilian star.
Ronaldinho closed his three-day schedule of activities in the Ecuadorian capital with attendance at a mini football-tennis tournament with a group of fans, winners of various dynamics proposed by the Betcris betting house, of which the Brazilian is its international ambassador .
The central oval of the El Condado shopping center was the stage that welcomed Ronaldinho and a sports show that included the animation of the Ecuadorian World Cup player Álex Darío Aguinaga, local representative of the brand.
Wearing a blue and light blue striped shirt, a headscarf and dark glasses, Dinho jumped “into the field of play” for the second part of the so-called Ronaldinho Challenge, a trivia game for the eight finalist contestants, who demonstrated their skills with the ball and a wide knowledge of the life of the multiple champion with clubs and the Brazilian national team.
To the warm reception of the people, Ronaldinho responded with multiple compliments and smiles, in addition to taking away the memory in images of the atmosphere and the public present in the shopping center.
The Brazilian said he was “grateful” for the welcome from the capital’s public. “It is always a pleasure to be here, I have felt very well here, the people are very affectionate. Every time I come here I am well received, with great affection”, said the Brazilian, who outside of official competitions is the second time he has visited Ecuador, the previous one was as a figure of the Yellow Night, in the presentation of the Barcelona SC squad in 2016.
“There are kids here who have never seen me play, but who know about my career online, that is a great joy, knowing that they like everything I have done in football,” he said.
The results of the contest were only for a record, all the participants enjoyed the presence of the Brazilian, with whom they posed at the end of the event for photographs, while others took the opportunity to extend balls and shirts that were engraved with the signature of the winner of the Ballon d’Or in 2055. (D)