Brazilian soccer hero Ronaldinho was arrested for alleged fraudulent passport use.

Criminal punishment also seems inevitable.

Major foreign media, including Reuters, reported today (7) that the Paraguayan police arrested Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto for using a forgery passport.

Ronaldinho and Roberto have provided information to assist in investigating counterfeit crimes, and Paraguayan prosecutors have decided to dismiss them.

However, the court refused to accept the request of the prosecution, which led to Ronaldinho's arrest and further criminal prosecution if he was subsequently prosecuted and found guilty.

Ronaldinho and Roberto were arrested on Wednesday for arresting a fake Paraguay passport at a hotel in Asuncion.

Ronaldinho's lawyer said, "Ronaldinho received his passport in question in the name of a gift about a month ago." Ronaldinho has never entered a country that he couldn't enter with his counterfeit passport. " .

Paraguay and Brazil are members of the Mercosur, which allows you to cross borders without presenting a passport.

Ronaldinho, who made his professional debut in 1998 in Gremibra, Brazil, played in prestigious teams such as Paris Saint Germain (France), FC Barcelona (Spain) and AC Milan (Italy). ) And Ballon d'Or (2005).

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(Photo: Brazil News Portal G1, Yonhap News)