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01st Feb 2016

Hector Bellerin’s favourite footballer of all time isn’t an Arsenal player

Tom Victor

He might be a fan favourite at Arsenal, but Hector Bellerin’s roots are in Barcelona.

The right-back joined the Gunners from La Masia at the age of 16, after growing up in the Catalan capital.

So it should come as no surprise that his favourite player of all time is one of the stars of Frank Rijkaard’s all-conquering Barça team of the mid-2000s – none other then Ronaldinho.

Barcelona v Stuttgart - UEFA Champions League

“I really used to enjoy Ronaldinho when he was at Barcelona,” Bellerin explained in an interview with Spencer FC.

“I used to like Maradona…but as a young player and a young kid, the one I used to enjoy most was Ronaldinho.