Previous Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho and his sibling showed up in court on Saturday over claims the pair utilized phony visas to enter Paraguay.

Investigators state the siblings were given the bogus archives when they arrived in the capital Asuncion on Wednesday.

The pair were arrested on Friday, only hours after an appointed authority would not maintain an examiner’s proposition for an elective discipline.

The investigator contended the siblings had been deceived. They deny any bad behavior.

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The pair, who were addressed by police, said they thought the travel papers were an obligingness motion. Officials later looked through their inn.

At the court in Asuncion on Saturday, an adjudicator requested that Ronaldinho and his sibling, Roberto Assis, be put in pre-preliminary detainment.

In July 2019, the player purportedly had his Brazilian and Spanish travel papers appropriated over unpaid duties and non-installment of fines for illicitly expanding on a nature save in Brazil.

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“I regard his brandishing ubiquity however the law should likewise be regarded. Regardless of what your identity is, the law despite everything applies”, Paraguay’s Interior Minister Euclides Acevedo told nearby media this week.

The 39-year-old had made a trip to Paraguay to advance a book and a battle for oppressed youngsters.

Ronaldinho was the 2004 and 2005 World Player of the Year and arrived at the prime of his profession at Spanish goliaths Barcelona. He won the World Cup for Brazil in 2002 close by individual whiz advances Ronaldo and Rivaldo.

Ronaldinho’s total assets is assessed at £80-100m and he is accounted for to charge around £150,000 for a solitary advanced Instagram post.


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