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He played with Ronaldinho and with Rivaldo, he retired and returned to play at 45

Playing with Ronaldinho and Rivaldo is a privilege that few had, but this great Brazilian player will return from retirement to show why he is still a star at his age.

Marcelinho Paraíba
Marcelinho Paraíba

Ronaldinho and Rivaldo are two of the best players in the history of football, but above all they are legends of FC Barcelona and the Brazilian national team. Any soccer player would claim that playing with Ronaldinho or Rivaldo would be a dream, but this Brazilian player not only did it with Rivaldo or Ronaldinho but with both at the same time.

Playing at 45 would be a challenge for any player, but when quality and skill, like Ronaldinho or Rivaldo are there, it is much easier to come back. Marcelinho Paraíba was retired and working with a coach in the third division of Brazil, but he realized that he was much better than the players he trained and that is why he decided to return to the fields.

Marcelinho Paraíba had a great soccer career. In addition to sharing a team in the Brazilian team with Ronaldinho or Rivaldo, he played for European teams such as Olympic de Marseille, Wolfsburg or Hertha Berlin. At 45 he decided to put his shorts back on and remember old times when he made passes with Rivaldo or Ronaldinho.

Few players dared to return to the age that Marcelinho Paraíba intends to play but clearly feels in a position to do so and if not and his return is a failure, Marcelinho Paraíba will be able to rest assured that throughout his career he already played with players like Ronaldinho or Rivaldo.

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