Former Brazil striker Ronaldinho says he has tested positive for COVID-19

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LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (FILE - SEPTEMBER 4, 2011) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL)

1. RONALDINHO GETTING OFF OF BUS SURROUNDED BY FANS

2. VARIOUS OF RONALDINHO TRAINING WITH BRAZILIAN NATIONAL TEAM AHEAD OF AN INTERNATIONAL FIXTURE AGAINST GHANA

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (FILE - SEPTEMBER 12, 2014) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL)

3. RONALDINHO POSING WITH GALLOS BLANCOS JERSEY AT HIS PRESENTATION AFTER SIGNING FOR THE MEXICAN SIDE

4. RONALDINHO PUTTING ON JERSEY

STORY: Former Brazil striker Ronaldinho Gaucho said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating.

The ex-Barcelona and Paris St Germain player was in Belo Horizonte, where he played for local side Atletico Mineiro, when he got his diagnosis.

"I arrived in BH (Belo Horizonte) yesterday, I took the COVID test, I tested positive, I am good, asymptomatic so far," the two-time FIFA World Player of the year said on Instagram on Sunday (October 25).

The former AC Milan, Flamengo and Gremio player said he would remain in a hotel until his condition improved.

The charismatic forward spent a month in a Paraguayan jail with his brother and business manager earlier this year, accused of entering the country with a fake passport.

(Production: David Grip)

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