Pakistan has been deprived off major international sporting events ever since terrorists attacked the Sri Lanka cricket team bus in Lahore in 2009.
Different sports bodies have made attempts to invite international players and teams to Pakistan including the Pakistan Cricket Board but with marginal success.
And the Brazil icon insists it is too early in the 31-year-old’s career to consider a transfer to the Far East.
‘It is not meant as any disrespect, but I do not want to see Wayne Rooney play in China just yet,’ Ronaldinho told Fox Latin America.
But its national team has struggled in recent decades and has fallen to a lowly 198th place in the FIFA rankings.
Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) officials were involved in court wranglings against each other for the last two years, forcing the men's and women's teams out of international competitions.
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He declined to say whether the Brazilian would arrive in time to make an appearance.
Cricket-obsessed Pakistan has a strong base of football fans and players, particularly in southwestern Balochistan and the southern city of Karachi.
Harry Kewell is expected to be announced as the next Crawley Town manager.
This picture shows him beating Marc-Vivien Foe to the ball Manchester City v Leeds Utd. Picture by Tony Johnson The Australian former Liverpool and Leeds United star played alongside former Brazilian former FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho, French World Cup winner Marcel Desailly, Jay-Jay Okocha, Pablo Aimar, and Vitor Baia.
Ronaldinho is being brought to the country by UK-based Leisure Leagues -- organisers of 5, 6 and 7-a-side tournaments which recently announced plans to expand to Pakistan.