Jose Robson Batista de Oliveira, 32, from Brazil, is the spitting image superstar former footballer Ronaldinho, and has been trading off his image since 2010. Now, he is entering politics and running for city councilor in Belo Horizonte.
Ronaldinho's lookalike visited the Lagoa-Venda Nova neighbourhood in Belo Horizonte to publicise his campaign on Tuesday.
With the interest of the youth and teens at heart, he hopes «to change the face of old-fashioned politics.»
«I defend sport and education together with social development and culture. Why? Because they are important roles for our youngsters,» he said.
Footage follows him while he meet and greets with the local community, before walking to a field and playing football with children.