Ronaldinho no longer world's best

Updated: 2006-11-08 08:57

Brazilian soccer player Ronaldinho signs an autograph during an interview after a video game presentation in Barcelona, November 7, 2006.Ronaldinho was elected FIFPRO World Player of the year for a second time. [Reuters]

Brazilian coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said on Tuesday that Ronaldinho had not been as good as the last two years in recent months.

The Brazilian, who coached Portugal's national soccer team, said in Sao Paulo that he had voted for French player Thierry Henry as 2006 player of the year, whose goal knocked Brazil out of this year's World Cup in the quarter-finals.

He also chose Brazil midfielder Kaka and England defender John Terry

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