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Sport: Ronaldinho announces retirement from football

One of the most skillful footballers this world has ever seen, Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has announced his retirement from football.

37-year-old Ronaldinho was part of the triumphant Brazil 2002 World Cup squad and won the Champions League in 2006 with Barcelona and won the Balon d'Or in 2005.

His brother and agent Roberto Assis confirmed the retirement on Tuesday and announced a series of tribute events.

Ronaldinho started his career with Gremio in Brazil before moving to Paris St-Germain in 2001.

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