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Agent says former World Cup winner Ronaldinho has retired

FILE - In this July 11, 2013 file photo, Brazil's Atletico Mineiro's Ronaldinho celebrates his team's victory over Argentina's Newell's Old Boys at the end of a Copa Libertadores semifinal soccer match in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The brother and agent of 2005 Ballon d'Or winner Ronaldinho says the former Brazil and Barcelona playmaker has retired from football. (AP Photo/Bruno Magalhaes, File)

Ronaldinho retires: Barcelona and Brazil icon's football career 'is over'

Ronaldinho retires: Barcelona and Brazil icon's football career 'is over'

Ronaldinho retires: Barcelona and Brazil icon's football career 'is over'

Ronaldinho retires: Barcelona and Brazil icon's football career 'is over'

Ronaldinho retires: Barcelona and Brazil icon's football career 'is over'

Ronaldinho retires: Barcelona and Brazil icon's football career 'is over'

'It's over' – Ronaldinho's brother confirms Brazilian legend's retirement

The Brazilian won a World Cup with Brazil in 2002, the Ballon d'Or in 2005, and the Champions League with Barcelona in 2005-06 among other honours

Legendary Brazilian footballer Pele (C) thinks Brazil has a solid chance to clinch the World Cup

Legendary Brazilian footballer Pele (C) thinks Brazil has a solid chance to clinch the World Cup (AFP Photo/MAURO PIMENTEL)

Legendary Brazilian footballer Pele (C) thinks Brazil has a solid chance to clinch the World Cup

Brazil's forward Malcolm celebrates his goal against Peru during their South American U-20 football match at Centenario stadium in Montevideo

Brazil's forward Malcolm celebrates his goal against Peru during their South American U-20 football match at Centenario stadium in Montevideo

Brazil's forward Malcolm celebrates his goal against Peru during their South American U-20 football match at Centenario stadium in Montevideo (AFP Photo/PABLO PORCIUNCULA)

Brazil overtake Spain as world's most-expensive national team

Philippe Coutinho's €160 million switch to Barcelona has seen the Selecao surpass Spain as the most costly national team in world football

Morocco 2026 World Cup bid hires international consultants

FILE - In this Sunday, July 13, 2014 file photo, German players reach out to touch the trophy after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Morocco 2026 World Cup bid has presented scarce details with six months until the vote, it was reported Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)

Gabriel Jesus could return for Man City in 2-3 weeks

The Brazil striker was initially ruled out for 4-6 weeks with a knee ligament injury suffered on December 31, but could return ahead of schedule

In-form Alisson proving World Cup credentials for Brazil

The Roma man has put an end to suggestions he should surrender his position with the Selecao after starring in Serie A this season

In-form Alisson proving World Cup credentials for Brazil

The Roma man has put an end to suggestions he should surrender his position with the Selecao after starring in Serie A this season

In-form Alisson proving World Cup credentials for Brazil

The Roma man has put an end to suggestions he should surrender his position with the Selecao after starring in Serie A this season

In-form Alisson proving World Cup credentials for Brazil

The Roma man has put an end to suggestions he should surrender his position with the Selecao after starring in Serie A this season

In-form Alisson proving World Cup credentials for Brazil

The Roma man has put an end to suggestions he should surrender his position with the Selecao after starring in Serie A this season

In-form Alisson proving World Cup credentials for Brazil

The Roma man has put an end to suggestions he should surrender his position with the Selecao after starring in Serie A this season

In-form Alisson proving World Cup credentials for Brazil

The Roma man has put an end to suggestions he should surrender his position with the Selecao after starring in Serie A this season

'Pastore wants to leave PSG' - Thiago Silva puts Man Utd on alert

The Brazil centre-back has confirmed that his Argentine colleague wants to leave the French capital this winter

EXTRA TIME: Mohamed Salah reacts to Philippe Coutinho’s move to Barcelona

The Egyptian forward dropped a message for the Brazil international who completed a big money move to the Camp Nou this week

Who is Bruna Marquezine? Everything you need to know about Neymar's on-and-off girlfriend

The 25-year-old PSG forward has rekindled his romance with his former partner, who is an award-winning actress and model in her native Brazil

Herdman moves from coach of the Canadian women to the men

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2016, file photo, Canada coach John Herdman stands on the sideline during a semifinal match of the women's Olympic soccer tournament against Germany in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Herdman, who coached the Canadian womens team to international prominence, has been named coach of the mens national team. (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio, File)

I will always cherish Liverpool - Coutinho issues emotional farewell message

After wrapping up a dream move to Barcelona on Monday, the Brazil star penned a lengthy message to his old club on Instagram

David Neres, Malcom and Richarlison - Brazil's next generation will make their way in Europe

With the talent now flying the nest earlier and earlier, the fortunes of a new Selecao rests on the old continent - and the future looks bright

David Neres, Malcom and Richarlison - Brazil's next generation will make their way in Europe

With the talent now flying the nest earlier and earlier, the fortunes of a new Selecao rests on the old continent - and the future looks bright

David Neres, Malcom and Richarlison - Brazil's next generation will make their way in Europe

With the talent now flying the nest earlier and earlier, the fortunes of a new Selecao rests on the old continent - and the future looks bright

David Neres, Malcom and Richarlison - Brazil's next generation will make their way in Europe

With the talent now flying the nest earlier and earlier, the fortunes of a new Selecao rests on the old continent - and the future looks bright

David Neres, Malcom and Richarlison - Brazil's next generation will make their way in Europe

With the talent now flying the nest earlier and earlier, the fortunes of a new Selecao rests on the old continent - and the future looks bright

David Neres, Malcom and Richarlison - Brazil's next generation will make their way in Europe

With the talent now flying the nest earlier and earlier, the fortunes of a new Selecao rests on the old continent - and the future looks bright

David Neres, Malcom and Richarlison - Brazil's next generation will make their way in Europe

With the talent now flying the nest earlier and earlier, the fortunes of a new Selecao rests on the old continent - and the future looks bright

David Neres, Malcom and Richarlison - Brazil's next generation will make their way in Europe

With the talent now flying the nest earlier and earlier, the fortunes of a new Selecao rests on the old continent - and the future looks bright

David Neres, Malcom and Richarlison - Brazil's next generation will make their way in Europe

With the talent now flying the nest earlier and earlier, the fortunes of a new Selecao rests on the old continent - and the future looks bright

Coutinho signing might have won La Liga for Barcelona - Simeone

Although the Brazil star will miss the next three weeks due to injury, Atletico Madrid's boss thinks he will be "important" in the title race

Coutinho signing might have won La Liga for Barcelona - Simeone

Although the Brazil star will miss the next three weeks due to injury, Atletico Madrid's boss thinks he will be "important" in the title race

Coutinho signing might have won La Liga for Barcelona - Simeone

Although the Brazil star will miss the next three weeks due to injury, Atletico Madrid's boss thinks he will be "important" in the title race

Barcelona record signing Coutinho out for three weeks due to injury

It could be February before Barca fans have the opportunity to enjoy the talents of the 25-year-old Brazil international star

Coutinho undergoes Barcelona medical ahead of €160m transfer

The Brazil international could make his debut as soon as Thursday, should the checks pass without a hitch

Barkley's World Cup hopes improved after Chelsea switch - Lampard

The Blues hero went to Brazil with the 24-year-old and thinks that his transfer £15 million to Stamford Bridge can help take the midfielder to Russia

Barkley's World Cup hopes improved after Chelsea switch - Lampard

The Blues hero went to Brazil with the 24-year-old and thinks that his transfer £15 million to Stamford Bridge can help take the midfielder to Russia

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