Ronaldinho leaves Flamengo

Updated: May 31, 2012, 4:53 PM ET
Associated Press

SAO PAULO -- Ronaldinho's stint with Brazil's most popular club is over after the player decided to sue Flamengo for reportedly $20 million for unpaid salaries and delayed payments.

Ronaldinho's lawyer Gislaine Nunes said on Thursday a judge ruled in favor of the player's request to have his contract terminated. They want the club to pay everything they claim it owes to the 2004 and 2005 FIFA player of the year in wages and other rights.

"We didn't expect an attitude like this," club ...

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