The 18-year-old, who had terminated his contract with Cruzeiro of Brazil’s Serie A, had been doing trial training with Barcelona’s youth team since January.
As reported, the contract Mendes It will run until the summer of 2024.
Ronaldinho, who now works as an ambassador for the club, spent five years in Barcelona as a player, from 2003 to 2008.
He played more than 200 games with Barcelona and scored nearly 100 goals, helping the team win the Champions League and two league titles. He was part of the Brazilian team that won the 2002 World Cup.
Precisely, the former player some time ago referred to the possible arrival of his son to the “Culé” team: “I’m never out of the club. Barcelona is part of my life. Wherever I go I take Barcelona with me. With the arrival of my son at Barça I will be more present”.
Before the consultation for the arrival of Mendes to the Catalan team, the former player replied: “Yes, he is coming now. With his arrival I will be more present than ever”.
“I have been lucky enough to do what I liked the most. I had a lot of fun. I competed and had fun. For me, the thing that made me happiest was being with the ball. There was no way not to be happy”recalled the former footballer.
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