Former Brazilian International Ricardo Kaka poured encomiums on his dear wife as he saluted her on International Women’s Day which was marked on Wednesday.
Kaka had a glittering career in football spanning across several years producing and delivering world class performances at the biggest stage.
The Brazilian legend posted a picture that included him and his wife. In the caption of the throwback picture, he wrote about how resilient and strong his wife is amongst other things. The picture was taken when his wife was pregnant.
His caption reads: “How I love looking back at this moment!
“For you, these are the final hours after a long time generating and taking care of a life.
“For me, a lesson in strength, love, perseverance and faith.
“Women, may you be taken care of and treated with lots of love, respect, affection and admiration ❤️”
Kaka married Carolina Dias in 2021, years after divorcing his former wife, Caroline Celico. He was engaged to Carolina Dias for 3 years before he walked down the aisle with her in 2021.
The dazzling midfielder in his playing days married Caroline Celico for 10 years, from 2005 to 2015 and they have two children together, Luca and Isabella.
Kaka is a devoted catholic and previously made known his virginity status before he married his former partner in 2005.
Caroline Dias birthed the third child of the Ballon D’or winner and they gave their daughter the name, Esther.
Ricardo Kaka played for several clubs in his career namely; São Paulo, AC Milan, Real Madrid, Orlando City and Sao Paulo once again before he hung up his boots.
The former maestro had a creative edge and the ability to spot a player in space so as to deliver a telepathic pass that could cause damage.
He scored 149 goals in 461 appearances across all the clubs he played for. For the Seleção Canarinha of Brazil, he scored 29 goals in 92 games.
Kaka had a financially stable background and this allowed him to concentrate on both school activities alongside his footballing activities.
Carolina Dias was born on the 11th of August 1995. The 27-year-old is a model and a Brazilian.
She was born in Goiania, Brazil and she has over 8.6M followers on Instagram while her husband, Kaka, was born in Gama, Federal District in Brazil.
The Brazilian icon won several trophies during his playing days across the clubs he represented, with AC Milan, he won the Serie A in 2003/04.
He also won the UEFA Champions League in 2006/07 season alongside the UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup both in 2007.
Kaka won the 2011/12 La Liga title with Real Madrid in addition to winning the Copa Del Rey, the season before.
With Brazil, Kaka achieved giant strides for the successful footballing nation winning the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Korea/Japan alongside winning the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2005 and 2009.
He also won several individual honours, including the pinnacle of personal accolades, 2007 Ballon D’or and the FIFA World Player of the Year in the same year.