Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Sporting ExcitementSporting Excitement

Premier League

Chelsea cult hero Ramires, 35, to retire in style with final game coming against Ronaldinho

, Chelsea cult hero Ramires, 35, to retire in style with final game coming against Ronaldinho

CHELSEA icon Ramires will celebrate his retirement by starring in an exhibition match against an all-star team captained by Ronaldinho.

The former Brazil international, 35, is set to hang up his boots for good having not played a professional match since 2020.

Ramires spent six years with Chelsea

Ronaldinho will play in the exhibition match

But, before he does so he will take part in an all-star friendly match alongside a selection of Brazilian legends.

Ramires’ side, Amigos do Ramires, will take on Amigos do Ronaldinho – a team led by Barcelona legend Ronaldinho.

The clash will take place at the 22,000 seater Arena Joinville in Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

It is currently scheduled for November 6 with a list of players set to be announced over the coming weeks.

Ramires joined Chelsea in a £20million transfer from Benfica in 2010.

He scored 34 goals and assisted 25 in 251 appearances for the Blues.

The midfielder also won the Champions League, Europa League, Premier League and FA Cup during his spell at Stamford Bridge before leaving to join Chinese side Jiangsu in 2016.

He played his last professional match at Palmeiras in 2020 and has not appeared for club or country since.


His international career with Brazil lasted around five years and during that time he scored four goals in 51 appearances.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.


Formula 1

F1 legend Sir Frank Williams left £14.4million in his will, records reveal. The 79-year-old, who died last November, was founder of the Williams team...


Ex-GOLFER and social media star Paige Spiranac’s highly anticipated sexy calendar has been released, wowing fans in a skimpy black bikini on the front...

Premier League

ARSENAL star William Saliba was lined up by Barcelona for a transfer over the summer. Saliba, 21, has hit the ground running since breaking...


CHRIS EUBANK JR has opened up on his self imposed sex bans and confirmed his two week pause prior to his fight with Conor...

Horse Racing

JUST FINE made history at Leicester as the first Royal winner since the death of The Queen. The four-year-old – aptly-trained by Her Majesty’s...

Premier League

JOHN OBI MIKEL claims snubbing Manchester United for Chelsea was the “best decision” he ever made. The Nigerian announced his retirement from football aged...