Thiruvananthapuram: Jan 25; Brazilian football star Ronaldinho escaped a major tragedy in Kozhikode on Monday when a traffic signal light collapsed in front of the car he was travelling in.
Ronaldinho, who is in the city along with his girlfriend and brother, inaugurated the Nagjee football tournament, which is being held after 21 years. He landed in Kozhikode on Sunday.
According to a report in the Indian Express, Ronaldinho had a function in a government school in the city. The signal light collapsed in front of the car. The structure of the signal light has been defunct for several years. The signal light collapsed in a stampede, police were quoted as saying in the report.