FC Barcelona, leaders of the Spanish Football League, announced today, Thursday, the signing of a contract with Joao Mendes, the son of Brazilian national team legend Ronaldinho.
Joao Mendez, 18, will play for the under-19 team and has been training experimentally in recent weeks.
Ronaldinho’s son Joao Mendes has officially signed a contract with Barcelona.
Just like his old man 👏 pic.twitter.com/zt8MxMQTWu
— Transfermarkt.co.uk (@TMuk_news) March 2, 2023
The son of the former Barcelona player signed the contract today, Thursday, in the presence of youth football director José Ramón Aleksanko.
#MercadoDeFichajes | Joao Mendes is an 18-year-old soccer player from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, who is part of the FC Barcelona youth team.
— El Mayor Equipo (@EUDeportes) March 2, 2023
It is noteworthy that Ronaldinho defended the colors of Barcelona in the period from 2003 to 2008, leaving the French club Paris Saint-Germain, and with the Catalan team was awarded the league title twice, the local super twice and the European Champions League. once in 2006.
The Brazilian, world champion in 2002, moved with the Selesao team to the Italian club Milan in 2008.