FC Barcelona: Ronaldinho Out for Season

XXX XXXSenior Writer IApril 4, 2008

Brazilian star Ronaldinho has been ruled out for the rest of the 2007/2008 season.

It has been reported the Barcelona icon toar a muscle in his right leg while training with his teammates.

FC Barcelona issued a statement through its official website, www.fcbarcelona.com. It confirmed a scan had been taken of Ronaldinho's leg, and the result of which, meant he would not be fit enough to play for at least six weeks. This means he will miss the rest of the 2007/2008 campaign.

In has been a disappointing year for the former world player of the year, which has seen him make only 13 league starts.  He still managed to score 8 goals in that time, his last being the spectacular overhead kick against Atlético Madrid.

This furthers adds to the already hightened speculation that Ronaldinho will depart from Camp Nou this coming summer, with suitors lining up to try tempt him from his current club. Manchester City, AC Milan and Chelsea are all rumored to be watching the situation very closely.