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Rumor: Ronaldinho to 2016?

He hasn't even found a club for the rest of 2015 yet, but the rumor mill is looking ahead...

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The latest news on Ronaldinho has him headed to Vasco da Gama. At least, club president Eurico Miranda is cheerfully telling ESPN Brasil that "project Ronaldinho Vasco" is "90%" complete.

Dinho inspires club presidents to say a lot of things. Queretaro's said he wasn't going anywhere. Antalyaspor's was quite confident the Brazilian would at least be discussing a move to Turkey. Ronaldinho's movements are not easy to predict, even for club presidents.

But Vasco has been linked to Dinho for a while now, and is starting to look a lot like the last club standing. Well done, Vasco.

Will the 35-year-old be retiring in Brazil? Not according to some reports. Whispers carried by the Brazilian press suggest the plan is for Vasco to serve merely as a stepping stone: the contract will be for six months and then Ronaldinho will move on - to MLS.

The rumor mill moves fast where Dinho is concerned, but keep an eye on reports regarding his next contract - specifically its duration, since that will provide some clue as to whether he really does have an eye on yet another club for next year.