My favourite place — Ronaldinho shocks Barcelona fans with PSG choice

Paris Saint-Germain v FC Barcelona Ronaldinho, the former Brazilian PSG and Barcelona football player, is attending the UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg match between PSG And FC Barcelona at Parc des Princes Stadium || Image credit: Imago

My favourite place — Ronaldinho shocks Barcelona fans with PSG choice

Faruq Ibrahim 00:49 - 13.04.2024

Barcelona legend Ronaldinho was PSG's guest at the Parc des Princes during the Champions League quarter-final clash between both clubs.

Ronaldinho, the football legend, recently made a special appearance at the Paris Saint-Germain vs. Barcelona Champions League quarter-final match.

Reflecting on his time at PSG and the significant role it played in his career, Ronaldinho expressed his deep emotional connection with the club and the Parc des Princes stadium.

Embracing PSG: The Genesis of Ronaldinho's European Career

In 2001, Ronaldinho kickstarted his European journey with Paris Saint-Germain when the club was a far cry from its current status as one of the wealthiest clubs in Europe.

It was a crucial phase for the Brazilian maestro, transitioning from the vibrant Brazilian football scene to the tactical European style.

Despite only securing the Intertoto Cup during his tenure with PSG, Ronaldinho's time at the Parc des Princes laid the foundation for his illustrious career.

Ronaldinho playing for PSG in 2001
Ronaldinho playing for PSG in 2001

Barcelona: A Glittering Chapter in Ronaldinho's Legacy

Ronaldinho's move to Barcelona marked a significant turning point in his career. While at the Catalan club, he achieved remarkable success, clinching numerous trophies and accolades.

Ronaldinho shared the following image on his Instagram after the match: “For some it’s just a game, for others just a result… but for me it’s part of my football history gathered in the same place, in my favourite place! The pitch, the perfect lawn, the sounds of the stands, where everything makes more sense.”

However, despite his triumphs on the grandest European stages with Barcelona, Ronaldinho never forgot his roots. The city of Paris, the PSG jersey, and the ambiance of the Parc des Princes remained etched in his heart.

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