Ronaldinho hasn't played since he suffered a groin injury on the training ground back in September, but he did make it back for Atletico-MG's final match of the season. Playing in front of a home crowd against Vitoria, Ronaldinho scored with a well-placed free kick just before halftime to get Atletico-MG on the scoreboard after Vitoria went up 2-0 within the first six minutes of the game.
Ronaldinho celebrated his goal by holding back a smile and saluting his cheering fans. In the 89th minute, he equalized from the penalty spot, salvaging a point for his side on the final day of the season and giving himself a brace in the first match's played in three months. Not bad.
Though his return comes too late to give Atletico-MG anything more than a mid-table finish, it is well timed for the team's appearance in the FIFA Club World Cup this month. Atletico-MG will play the winner of Monterrey v Raja Casablanca or Auckland City in the semifinals on December 18. If the Copa LibertadoresRead More »from Ronaldinho returns from injury to score lovely free kick in final match of the season