I Was Surprised At My Arrest In Paraguay - Ronaldinho

I Was Surprised At My Arrest In Paraguay - Ronaldinho


Former Barcelona and AC Milan star, Ronaldinho, has said he was “totally surprised” to possess been arrested and charged with employing a fake passport in Paraguay.

In his first interview after being released from prison, Ronaldinho claimed he and his brother came to the country to attend the launch of an internet casino.

Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto Assis were arrested in Paraguay in early March, for allegedly using fake documents to enter the country.

The Brazilian left prison after 32 days, when Judge Gustavo Amarilla decided that the brothers can board a hotel in Asuncion, while they await trial on their charges.

“We were totally surprised to be told that the documents weren't legal. Since then, our intention has been to collaborate with the justice system to clarify the facts.

“From that moment until today, we've got explained everything and facilitated everything that has been requested folks,” Ronaldinho told ABC Color.

On the instant he knew he would attend jail, the 40-year-old added: “It was a tough blow. I never imagined that i'd bear such a situation. All my life, i've got sought to achieve the very best professional level and produce joy to people with my football.”

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