In 2001, Ronaldinho signed a five-year contract with French club Paris Saint-Germain in a €5 million transfer.  Upon his arrival in Paris, Ronaldinho was given the number 21 shirt and inserted into a lineup that included fellow Brazilian Aloísio , midfielder Jay-Jay Okocha and striker Nicolas Anelka . Born Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, March 21, 1980, in Porta Alegre, Rio Grande
do Sul, Brazil; became naturalized Spanish citizen, January, 2007; son of
João (a shipyard welder and soccer player) and Miguelina (a nurse)
de Assis Moreira; children: João (son).