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Formalities over as Ronaldinho returns to Brazil

Formalities over as Ronaldinho returns to Brazil

Rovers have learnt the formality that they won't be signing Ronaldinho this morning and his destination of choice is Brazilian side Flamengo.

Rovers put in an ambitious bid for the Brazilian legend but the move faltered after the two time World player of the year declared he wanted to return to Brazil.

Goal.com are reporting - 'Flamengo have confirmed via their official website that they have signed Ronaldinho on a three-and-a-half-year contract.

AC Milan - Ronaldinho's former club - will be paid €3 million (£2.49m) for the transfer, and the 30-year-old will earn a €130,000 (£108,000) a week wage, which is expected to be partly paid by investors Traffic and Olympikus.

President Patricia Amorim revealed the club remained competitive throughout the negotiations, and are delighted to announce their new signing.

'We have the pleasure of announcing the presence of Ronaldinho for the next four years,' the president told a press conference. 'Flamengo had the grace to stay competitive throughout negotiations, but still work hard.'

Back to more realistic targets then?

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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Tuesday January 11 2011
Time: 8:46AM

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Comments

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Good news I say!
Darwenbill
11/01/2011 09:31:00
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This was always the likely outcome wasn't it?!
Mikey Delap
11/01/2011 10:09:00
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at last it has been done and we can concentrate on the more realistic signings we will hopefully make !!
ChorleyBlue
11/01/2011 12:07:00
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Was a bit audacious to say the least. Now let's draw a line under it and move on by signing some decent players before the window runs out please!
ITSALLROVER
11/01/2011 14:49:00
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LOL
P.Avfc
11/01/2011 15:09:00
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Looks like we've got a closet Rovers fan posing as a Villa supporter on the site again!! well I knew the Villains are looking like dead certs to go down at the mo but it's a bit early to be jumping ship... lol
ITSALLROVER
11/01/2011 15:40:00
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Everytime I see that picture of the Venky's dudes I imagine the guy on the right with the ponytail and gold hoop earring is a pirate.
SoCal Rover
12/01/2011 18:34:00
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Least we had a go, It was always a long shot, it was just nice to be linked with a top name for once
glen9mullan
13/01/2011 16:03:00
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