Sunday, January 2, 2011

The Case of the Dinho: Why the Brazilian Should Stick to Europe

That Ronaldo de Assís Moreira, aka Ronaldinho Gaucho, aka Ronaldinho is a great player is under a cloud. Just four years ago, he was rubbing shoulders with Diego Maradona as probably the greatest exponent of the game in living memory. Indeed, his complete control of the ball at his feet, the ability to swerve it one way, then the other, all the time keeping his marker guessing just what is going to happen next, is a sight to behold. For a brief moment it seemed as though the buck toothed genius was back. The moment was fleeting.