First off, around 20,000 fans turned out to see Flamengo present their new star, suggesting the Maracana will be a fun place to be in 2011.
Then, when Flamengo travelled to Londrina for a training camp ahead of the new season, the Rio giants were greeted like rock stars by Ronaldinho-hungry fans.
On Friday, Ronaldinho trained with his new team-mates for the first time with the Flamengo medical staff predicting that the former Barcelona ace will be ready for action by January 26.
Of course, Ronaldinho couldn't resist some particularly lavish and impressive tricks and flicks to impress his new team-mates. In particular watch out for the skill displayed at 0.10 on the video below.