Ronaldinho has been banned from leaving Brazil by a decide. The ex-Barcelona is scheduled to seem on the Dubai Worldwide Sports activities Convention this week.
The 38-year-old soccer legend has been barred from making the journey to the United Arab Emirates by a courtroom in South America.
Brazilian decide Newton Fabricio demanded that Ronaldinho and his brother Assis Moreira have their passports taken off them by authorities.
The seizure order was made to ensure the cost of a £1.75million fantastic imposed on the pair for breaking environmental development rules 4 years in the past.
They had been prosecuted for inflicting harm to the setting within the constructing of the Ronaldinho Gaucho Institute within the Brazilian metropolis of Porto Alegre.
The charity helps work with younger and impoverished individuals within the metropolis and has been lauded for its work.
However authorities are nonetheless demanding the fantastic be paid, and prosecutors say Ronaldinho and his brother have been inconceivable to pin down over the cash.
When the decide first ordered the passports ought to be seized in November, Ronaldinho was out of Brazil.
And he continued travelling world wide earlier than ultimately returning to his residence nation for the Christmas interval.
Prosecutor Brasilino Pereira dos Santos mentioned:
“It seems we are dealing with a situation where the guilty party is clearly mocking the law in front of Brazilian society and the world.”
Prosecutors just lately seized three luxurious automobiles and a bit of artwork from the painter Andre Berardo from a home owned by Ronaldinho’s household. Additionally they claimed they solely discovered 5 kilos within the former Barcelona star’s checking account.