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The Football Ramble’s Guide To… Ronaldinho

Carnival season is here! That’s right, it’s Ronaldinho’s birthday…


Marcus, Jim, Vish and Pete relive the roller coaster career of the Brazilian star so dazzlingly skilful he seemed like he walked straight out of a Nike advert. And most of the time, he’d probably actually walked straight out of a nightclub. 


At long last, this is the unmissable Ramble Guide To… Ronaldinho!


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