Ronaldinho rolled back the years after netting a superb hat-trick in an exhibition match earlier this week.
The Brazilian legend played alongside Ronaldo Nazario's son in a game against a team led by comedian Carlinhos Maia.
His third and final strike in the match was a superb chip over the opposition keeper to cap off a memorable 5-1 win for his side.
The 41-year-old may have retired from the professional game in 2015, but this footage below shows that he hasn't lost any of the old magic from a glittering career.
Mt obrigado a tds que estiveram no Jogo da Alegria 2021 aq em Maceió!!! Foi um prazer rever tantos artistas, participar dessa festa e ainda ajudar o próximo...- Ronaldinho Gaúcho (@10Ronaldinho) November 30, 2021
Ainda deu pra brincar um pouco em campo kkkkkkkkkk pic.twitter.com/JHJZJybkwj
He said on Twitter: "My thanks to everyone who was at the 2021 Game of Joy here in Maceio!!!
"It was a pleasure to see so many artists, participate in this party and even help the next ones...
"We could still play a little in the field."
One of the game's all-time greats bowed to the crowd after scoring and left those who witnessed his skills feeling nostalgic when reminiscing over his peak years in the mid noughties.
The twinkle-toed maestro also won all three of his individual awards during that period, winning the Best FIFA Men's Player award in 2004 and 2005, and the Ballon d'Or as well in the latter year.
One of those goals came in the form of a famous lob over David Seaman in a quarter-final win over England on route to that World Cup triumph, which arguably began his rapid rise to prominence on the global stage.
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