Paraguay Court Sends Ronaldinho Into House Arrest In Fake Passport Case.

Paraguay Court Sends Ronaldinho Into House Arrest In Fake Passport Case

Ronaldinho was jailed almost exactly a month ago (File)

Asuncion, Paraguay:

A judge in Paraguay on Tuesday ordered the release of Brazilian football great Ronaldinho and his brother into house arrest at an Asuncion hotel.

Judge Gustavo Amarilla told reporters that he had ordered the "continuation of house arrest in a hotel for Ronaldinho and his brother."

They were jailed almost exactly a month ago to await trial on charges of using false passports to enter Paraguay. Lawyers for the men posted bail of $1.6 million.

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