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Brazil's Ronaldinho puts mansion up for WCup rent

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Photo - FILE - In this July 11, 2013 file photo, Brazil's Atletico Mineiro's Ronaldinho celebrates his team's victory over Argentina's Newell's Old Boys at the end of a Copa Libertadores semifinal soccer match in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The Brazilian soccer midfielder is putting his Rio de Janeiro mansion on the rental market during the last half of the World Cup. The real estate agency handling the property says on its website that the five-bedroom house is available for the first 15 days of July for $15,522 a day. (AP Photo/Bruno Magalhaes, File)
FILE - In this July 11, 2013 file photo, Brazil's Atletico Mineiro's Ronaldinho celebrates his team's victory over Argentina's Newell's Old Boys at the end of a Copa Libertadores semifinal soccer match in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The Brazilian soccer midfielder is putting his Rio de Janeiro mansion on the rental market during the last half of the World Cup. The real estate agency handling the property says on its website that the five-bedroom house is available for the first 15 days of July for $15,522 a day. (AP Photo/Bruno Magalhaes, File)
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian soccer midfielder Ronaldinho is putting his Rio de Janeiro mansion on the rental market during the last half of the World Cup.

The two-time FIFA player of the year and 2002 World Cup winner, says on his Facebook page, "I am placing my house in Rio up for rent" and posts a link to the real estate agency handling the property.

The agency says on its website that the five-bedroom house is available for the first 15 days of July for a whopping $15,522 a day.

Ronaldinho currently lives in Belo Horizonte, where he plays for that city's team Atletico Mineiro.

The World Cup is being held in Brazil from June 12-July 13, with the opening game in Sao Paulo and the last one in Rio.

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