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I have always admired Okocha, confesses Barcelona great Ronaldinho

Barcelona great Ronaldinho has recently confessed that Nigerian Legend Okocha is one of the footballers he has always admired.

Ronaldinho and Okocha are widely considered among the greatest midfielders the game has ever seen, and they crossed path in Bahrain.

Ronaldinho has never hidden his admiration for former Nigeria captain Austin Okocha.

The 2005 FIFA World Player of the Year winner confirmed this admiration again, when he met the Bolton Wanderers’ great in Bahrain venue of the 67th Fifa Congress.

Ronaldinho was Okocha’s protégé at Paris Saint Germain before the latter’s departure for the English Premier League. Aside the Nigerian, he also revealed his respect for former Colombia skipper Carlos Valderrama.

Ronaldinho posted a picture with Okacha and wrote

”Só camisa 10 que sempre admirei. @iamokocha e @PibeValderramaP,” In English it means: ”Only 10 shirt I’ve always admired. Okocha and Valderrama”

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