Less then a week after leaving Flamengo and suing his former club for unpaid wages, Ronaldinho has found a new team. No, he won't be coming to MLS just yet. He will be staying in Brazil for now.
Ronaldinho signed with Atletico Mineiro on Monday, inking a short-term deal for the rest of the year. The former Barcelona superstar is 32, and there are questions about his commitment to the game, but that didn't stop Atletico Mineiro from taking a chance on the playmaker.
Should MLS fans be disappointed? Considering the unsettled state of Ronaldinho's career, and the fact an MLS team would have had to risk millions to lure him to America, it is probably for the best that he stays in Brazi. It's a shame though, because there was always a sense that the wizard would make his way to MLS one day. At this point, it seems highly unlikely a team would take the chance on him, and even more unlikely he would come here at a discount price.
What do you think of Ronaldinho's latest move? Think he still has something left in the tank? Would you take a chance on him if you ran an MLS team?
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