Xtratime Web Desk: A huge shock for world football, as Ronaldinho Gaucho, the Brazilian football legend, is reported to have just $9 in his bank account despite owing a massive $3.1 million.
The Brazil legend, 38, was fined heavily for illegal construction in a protected area in his home country, along with his brother Roberto Assis.
Despite remortgaging the property, Ronaldinho is said to be unable to pay his debt due to the sky-high interest rate.
Reports in Spain now claim the former Barcelona ace has just $9.45 left in his bank account.
As a result of that, a judge in Brazil has ordered Ronaldinho have his passport seized in a bid to ensure he doesn’t flee the country.
Once regarded as the most skilful player in the game, Ronaldinho amassed a stellar career with the round ball.
Winning the Ballon d’Or while also being named to the UEFA Team of the Year and FIFA World XI three times. He also made it onto the FIFA 100, a list of the greatest living players as compiled by Pele.