Brazilian former professional footballer and ambassador for Barcelona, Ronaldinho was seen in a footage playing foot volleyball with fellow inmates in a Paraguay prison while awaiting trial.
The football icon inspired his team to an 11-2 victory in the final, scoring five and assisting the other six goals, earning him and his teammates a 16kg pig as a prize.
The 40 on March 21, was accused alongside his older brother, Roberto Assis of entering Paraguay with fake documents and has been in prison since where he is awaiting trial as he has denied all charges,
Ronaldinho plays football every day and teaches the prison inmates he plays with a few tricks,
He’s an idol for many of them and they have asked for him to sign hats, shirts and trainers.
It seems 2005 Ballon d’Or winner is having more fun than majority of people across the world who are under coronavirus home lockdown
While we're all in quarantine due to coronavirus, Ronaldinho's life in a Paraguayan prison really doesn't seem so bad… pic.twitter.com/bs2X94reqX
— Ben Hayward (@bghayward) March 30, 2020
Ronaldinho has been using his time as productively as possible while behind bars, attending a carpentry course and expectedly being the star of the show during a football tournament in prison.