Colombia Plane Crash: Ronaldinho Offers To Play for Chapecoense


The soccer world is still mourning the Brazilian football team (Chapecoense) involved in Colombia plane crash, and, reports have it that great footballers like Ronaldinho and Juan Roman Riquelme have offered to play for Chapecoense to rebuild the team.

According to reports, Brazillian superstar, Ronaldinho Gaucho has indicated that he’s willing to abandon his retirement and play for Chapecoense in order to help rebuild the team. Confirming this, Ronaldinho’s agent – Roberto Assis – related that the former Brazilian professional footballer

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Confirming this, Ronaldinho’s agent – Roberto Assis – related that the former Brazilian professional footballer renowned for his dribbling tricks, is ready to help the club get the back to its feet after the tragic plane crash.

However, Assis emphasised that no talks have been held to discuss Ronaldinho’s offer. He pointed out the time isn’t right for such talk to hold because people are still mourning the devastating plane crash.

“It is a very difficult time. Later on, if there is a contact, we can talk. I can only say that we are here and we want to help. (Ronaldinho) fits the profile, can be the right guy.

But the moment is to help families and it would be wrong to create expectations for now. As Brazilians, we feel involved. We are together,” said Assis.

Like Ronaldinho, BuzzSouthAfrica learnt that former Argentina international Juan Roman Riquelme indicated that he’s willing to sign for the club and help them rebuild.

The British Aerospace 146 short-haul plane carrying 81 people, including the Brazilian football team, crashed while it was approaching the city of Medellin in Colombia.

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It was first reported that the plane experienced electrical problems but later emerged that it ran out of fuel.

A full investigation into the crash has been launched. It’s expected to review everything about the plane from its maintenance history to the voice and instruments data in the black boxes.