After turning the hero in a previous futsal tournament, Ronaldinho unexpectedly became a general at Piki Volley in prison. In early March, the former Barca player made a fever when scoring 5 goals and 6 assists in the 11-2 victory in the final. He helped his team win the futsal tournament of Agrupacion Especializada prison.
Fed up with futsal, Ronaldinho switched to playing volleyball with his feet. A recent video shows a former Brazilian player playing volleyball with his feet. They held it in the middle of the sand in the prison, which delighted the fans.
In Paraguay, people call this sport Piki Volley, players often use futsal shoes and play on clay courts. In prison, Ronaldinho played the game on the sand. In addition to the Piki Volley game, Globo revealed Ronaldinho was also practicing woodwork.
Paraguay media revealed in a mini Piki Volley tournament held by prisoners in a flash. Ronaldinho was defeated by two other opponents. The format of the Piki Volley game is two prisoners pairing up with each other. Each team cannot touch the ball more than 3 times. Together with another inmate, Ronaldinho lost in the second round of the tournament.
The two prisoners who made Ronaldinho the defeated general in Piki Volley were really formidable opponents. Ramirez had to serve 18 years in prison after murdering a man in 2018. Martinez was sentenced to 10 years for stealing money from the police department.
Agrupacion Especializada is a famous prison in the capital Asuncion. It used to detain many sarcastic criminals of Paraguay. Prominent among them is the Brazilian drug lord Marcelo Pinheiro Veiga. He is also known by the nickname Marcelo Piloto, the boss of Comando Vermelho gang.
Despite just losing the Piki Volley game, Ronaldinho is still a popular name in prison. ESPN reveals that Ronaldinho still plays football every day and sometimes teaches you to do some soccer techniques. He is also the idol of many prisoners and prison staff, when they ask for autographs continuously.