Ronaldinho in prison after trying to enter Paraguay with fake passport

Ronaldinho in prison after trying to enter Paraguay with fake passport

- Ronaldinho is facing up to six months in prison in Paraguay

- The Brazilian was arrested after moving to Paraguay with a fake passport

- Photo's of the legendary footballer in prison has gone viral on the internet

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Ronaldinho is facing six months in prison after he was arrested and charged when he made an attempt to enter Paraguay with a fake passport, and a picture of him in prison has surfaced online.

The former AC Milan and Barcelona star was arrested on Wednesday, 4 March, alongside his brother and business manager Roberto, who also entered the South American country with a fake passport.

They are both being held in the same police station in the capital Asuncion, but Ronaldinho and his brother claim they were tricked in using the passports.

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Although the brothers pleaded to be released to house arrest, the presiding judge rejected the plea saying the offence was a “serious one against the interests of the Paraguayan state” and remanded them into prison.

On Monday a photo of the 39-year-old in prison surfaced online as he was pictured smiling.

The ex-footballer has been reportedly spared the nightmare scenario of a normal prison because of his status.

The report added that the authorities are expected to order him to remain in Paraguay until the investigation is completed even if he is released.

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Meanwhile, The Mamelodi Sundonwns have been knocked out of the CAF Champions League.

The Brazilians played well against the Egyptian team Al Ahly. The Sundowns had more possession and shots on goal.

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