Ronaldinho-7 clinch the series by winning Lahore match


Lahore, July 9 (TNS): Ronaldinho-7 won the second match of the seven-a-side series against Team-Giggs to secure a series win at Fortress Stadium, Lahore.

Ronaldinho-7 won the game against Giggs-7 by 2-0.

The first goal of the game was scored by Riaz who was assisted by Boa Morte. Hassan Bashir scored the second goal – courtesy a brilliant assist from Ronaldinho.

The Fortress Stadium was filled up with football fans to watch the match involving “Ronaldinho and friends”.

In the first quarter of the game courtesy a brilliant save from David James, Ronaldinho missed an easy chance to score his first goal of the two-match series.

A brilliant finish from Riaz from a chance made by Luis Boa Morte gave a one-goal lead to ‘Ronaldinho-7’ in the second quarter of the game, later, a beautiful chip from Ronaldinho missed the goal crossing line from few inches.

In the third and last quarter, a classic Ronaldinho assist helped Bashir to extend the lead by one more goal.

Seven top footballers from around the world, including Brazilian legend Ronaldinho and Manchester United great Ryan Giggs, arrived in Pakistan on Saturday for two exhibition matches in Karachi and Lahore.

Separately, Ronaldinho tweeted a photo captioned ‘Thanks Pakistan’ in which the football legend is carrying the winning trophy.