The former football legend officially announced his retirement in January 2018, this was after struggling to make an impact in the latter stages of his career.
Ronaldinho’s documents were okayed by Brazil Republican Party (PRB), thus endorsing his candidacy for the posts.
“I am happy to be able to participate in a project aimed at improving our country and bringing modernity, joy, and health to the entire population,” the 38-year-old said during the event.
Also speaking, PRB President Eduardo Lopes described the development as historical, adding that the former World Footballer of the Year would contribute to the nation in the political arena.
“This historic moment like so many other moments in Ronaldinho’s life,” the president added.