Lionel Messi is planning to set up €4million to help release Ronaldinho from Paraguayan prison following updates on the Brazilian’s arrest a week ago, according to reports.
Ronaldinho was arrested by security agents for traveling with a fake passport, while he is likewise supposedly under investigation for other crimes.
The Brazil legend is thought to have headed out to the South American country on the invitation of a casino owner and was planning to partake in a children’s soccer event and to launch his book ‘genius of Life’.
Subsequent to being taken by police, a judge denied Ronaldinho and his brother house arrest because of fears that they would attempt to get away from the country in the midst of a media frenzy.
According to a tweet posted by flexywap media Messi has hired a team of lawyers to represent Ronaldinho which cost him up to €4million.
The two were friends back when Ronaldinho was still playing for Barcelona.
meanwhile, the Paraguayan news outlet reports that Ronaldinho led his team to an 11-2 victory in the final of the tournament, contributing five goals and six assists in the rout.