IPOH: The Perak Football Association (PAFA) is dead serious about signing the former Brazilian star Ronaldinho to strengthen The Bos Gaurus in their campaign to qualify for the AFC Champions League (ACL) in February .
PAFA president, Hasnul Zulkarnain Abdul Munaim said that although fans considered it a joke, it was not impossible because Ronaldinho had expressed his interest in playing in Malaysia.
"Ronaldinho had expressed his desire to play in Malaysia while promoting World Cup Russia in Kuala Lumpur earlier.
" He also said he was willing to play in Malaysia without payment. So I follow his call and I am looking for a suitable agent on this issue, "he said
Hasnul Zulkarnaian, who is also state communications, multimedia and NGO committee chairman, spoke with reporters after opening state level 2018 Jalur Gemilang – convoy, here today.
On 15 August, Hasnul Zulkarnain said he was interested in getting the services of Ronaldinho after Perak was expected to fill the Malaysian slot at ACL qualification after being the second prizewinner in the 2018 Super League
He said that the credibility and skills of Ronaldinho were crucial in Perak's mission to ensure that the state-owned team entered the second round at the ACL group stage.
The Experience and Skills of the Balloon d & # 39 Or winner were seen as a boost for local players, except that it attracted more fans in the stadium.
"Although he has not been around for eight months now. Having played, I believe that his attraction and experience could enliven the ACL environment and Super. League in Malaysia, "he said – Bernama