Brazillian football legend Ronaldinho has recently been the talk on social media, this follows the emergence of one Miche Minnies.
Miche Minnies, the rising star of the South African women’s football team, has sparked global intrigue and admiration.
Ronaldinho’s look alike
This is due to her striking resemblance to Brazilian football icon Ronaldinho Gaucho, prompting fans to seek confirmation of their uncanny likeness.
Ronaldinho’s doppelganger has made Social media to into a frenzy with a surge in comparisons between the two, particularly when both don their iconic yellow national team jerseys.
Miche Minnies plays as a centre-forward for Mamelodi Sundowns, one of South Africa’s premier football clubs.
Fans affectionately call Mamelodi Sundowns the ‘Brazilians’ due to their team colours.
On Saturday, September 2, the Mamelodi Sundowns women’s team faced the Young Buffaloes in a league match.
Lelona Daweti secured a hat-trick, and a viral moment occurred when 21-year-old Miche Minnies entered the game in the 66th minute of the second half.
Minnies joins Sundowns
At the start of the previous year, Miche Minnies made her transition to the ‘verdeamarelo’ club from Vasco Da Gama.
Her prowess has contributed significantly to Sundowns’ success with 23 goals across all competitions.
Her efforts played a pivotal role in Sundowns defending their Super League title and reaching the finals of both the COSAFA Cup qualifiers and the CAF Women’s Champions League.
Since her move to Mamelodi, Minnies has consistently earned individual awards.
Notably, it’s worth mentioning that Brazilian superstar Ronaldinho has only officially fathered one child, a son named Joo Mendes, resulting from his 2004 relationship with Janana Mendes.
While Minnies is not related to Ronaldinho, the amusing comparisons have piqued fans’ curiosity about the 21-year-old’s career prospects.
If her playing career is even remotely as impressive as the 2005 Ballon d’Or winner’s, she’s poised for a successful journey.
Ronaldinho’s illustrious career included winning the World Cup, Copa America, and Confederations Cup with Brazil, as well as claiming Champions League and La Liga titles with Barcelona, and Serie A success with AC Milan before retiring in January 2018.