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Ronaldinho Celebrates 40th Birthday in Prison

Barcelona and Brazilian superstar Ronaldinho on Saturday celebrated his 40th birthday in a Paraguayan prison.

Ronaldinho and his brother were arrested in Paraguay on Friday, March 7 for allegedly using fake passports to enter Paraguay.

The brothers said the passports were a gift they received upon arrival in Paraguay, according to ESPN, but the two could not explain why they showed the Paraguayan passports when they had recently used their Brazilian passports to travel to China, Europe and the United States.

Prosecutors say they were given the false documents when they landed in the capital Asuncion on Wednesday.

According to the inspector leading the investigation, Ronaldinho was given a fake passport by Brazilian businessman Wilmondes Sousa Lira, who has been arrested.

The former PSG, Barcelona and Milan talented footballer won the 2005 Ballon D’Or, the 2002 World Cup.

He is arguably among the three best Brazilian players to follow Pele along with Ronaldo and Neymar.

The Brazilian superstar led his national team to won the 2002 Fifa World Cup, as he marked his debut in the tournament with scoring five goals.

He also the Fifa Best Player of the Year Award in 2004 and 2005 and he led Barcelona to claim many titles, Including the Uefa Champions League,La Liga, and the Spanish Super Cup.

The 40-year-old footballer star guided his national team to claim the FIFA Confederations Cup title in 2005.

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