17 January 2012

[Former player] Ronaldinho makes the peace with Flamengo

Attacker Ronaldinho Gaúcho accepted a principle of labor agreement for the late wages and it traveled with Flamengo to Sucre, where the Brazilian team will enroll for the party of January 25 for the previous phase of the Glass Liberators before the Bolivian Real Potosí.

The player and businessman brother, Roberto de Assis, who had threatened that Ronaldinho would not play their first match of the Copa Libertadores by the wage problems with Flamengo, accepted the proposal lodged by the club and authorized the trip of the star with the rest of the campus.

Traffic, company that negotiates the rights of image of Ronaldinho Gaúcho, didn't pay the quotas in the last five months, for what the debt has already risen to 3,75 millions reais (about 2,09 million dollars), according to the footballer's agent.

Flamengo, according to its directors, undertook to remedy the situation and catch up with the salary of the player, whose highest percentage corresponds precisely to the image rights.

The player had a discreet performance in the two preseason games played in Londrina, Parana state, where the Flamengo tied to two against the champion, Corinthians, and won 1-0 at modest team of this southern town that participates Paranaense in the regional championship.

The Rio team just shipped to Santa Cruz de la Sierra with fifteen players, due to reasons similar wage defender Alex Silva gave up at the airport.

Silva, who was delayed a day in the preparatory work of the team in Londrina, argued that the problem unresolved contract would not travel to Bolivia.

Coach Vanderlei Luxembourg and shipped to Bolivia managers declined to comment to reporters at the airport on the state of defense.

The fifteen players traveled to Santa Cruz de la Sierra, where to stay, and Tuesday will continue to Sucre, where they will remain until January 25 when they travel to Potosi.

The winner of the series between Flamengo Real Potosi and complete the Group II, which also includes Argentina's Lanus Ecuador's Emelec of Guayaquil and Paraguay's Olimpia de Asuncion. (via SPORT)