Ronaldinho threatened with sack for not returning on time
Updated: 2014-12-24 10:52
MEXICO CITY - Ronaldinho, two-time world footballer of the year, has been threatened with the sack if he doesn't return to his Mexican club Queretaro on time, the team's president said on Tuesday.
Queretaro's Ronaldinho gestures during their Copa MX soccer match against Guadalajara Chivas at the Omnilife stadium in Zapopan, near Guadalajara City, September 21, 2014. [Photo/Agencies]
The Brazilian has not returned as he said he would a fortnight ago for pre-season training. Previously, he has been allowed to go to the United States and Brazil to put his personal affairs in order.
Arturo Villanueva, the club president, said that if Ronaldinho did not appear in the next week he would prefer "to take on someone else".
Club's sporting director Joaquin Beltran expressed that Ronaldinho did not enjoy special status because he scored three goals and set up one other in his nine games for Queretaro.