Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho picked up membership card in the Republican Party (PRB) on Tuesday.
The former Barcelona and Milan star officially announced his retirement in January 2018, after struggling to make an impact in the latter stages of his career.
And in a ceremony carried out on Tuesday, Ronaldinho was pictured alongside several PRB leaders as he confirmed his affiliation to the party.
In Africa, George Weah, a former Barca star was recently swore-in as the second elected president of Liberia. It is believed that this feat might have influenced his decision.