Ronaldinho and his brother were paraded in handcuffs following their arrest in Paraguay for been in possession fake Paraguayan passport. The damaging footage of Ronaldinho and his brother in handcuff has been released after their appearance in court over the incident.
His fake passport shows his correct name, birthplace, and birthdate, but it falsely suggests that he’s a naturalized citizen of Paragauay.
According to reports released by the authorities in Paraguay,
“Prosecutors are currently investigating the Brazilian player Ronaldinho’s documents and passports.
“Prosecution officials Federico Delfino, Alicia Sapriza and Marcelo Pecci led an investigation and carried out a joint operation with the National Police.
“It was carried out in a presidential suite at the Yacht and Paraguayan Club Hotel Resort in the city of Lambare.
“Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, alias ‘Ronaldinho’ and his brother Roberto de Assis Moreira, were staying at that resort.
“According to the information received, they had Paraguayan passports when they entered the country on Wednesday afternoon.
“These documents are being analysed so their authenticity can be established. Two passports, a national ID document and mobile phones have been confiscated.
“Ronaldinho and his brother said they had been invited to Paraguay by Nelson Belotti, owner of the Il Palazzo casino, and had been contacted by the representative of a foundation called Fraternidad Angelical about participating in some charity events.
The two brothers remain free to move around their suite at the resort but will remain there under custody.”