HOME / Explainer : Answers to your questions about the news. Why Ronaldinho Has No Last Name How Brazilian soccer players get their names. By Nick Schulz|Posted Saturday, June 10, 2006, at 9:09 AM Tweet Download the MP3 audio version of this story here, or sign up for The Explainer's free daily podcast on iTunes. (Continued from Page 1) Correction, June 12, 2006: This piece originally misstated the day of Brazil's opening World Cup game. It is Tuesday, not Monday. Return to the corrected sentence. SINGLE PAGE Page: 1 | 2 Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Explainer articles. Follow the News and Politics section. Follow stories by Nick Schulz. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL Steve Jobs’ Dream Device Has Arrived, and It's Made by Microsoft Tornado Survivor Finds Her Missing Dog in the Rubble of Her Home During a TV Interview Texas Judge Blocks Lesbian Couple From Living Together Nick Schulz is editor of TechCentralStation.com and Transition Game, a blog focusing on the intersection of sports and technology. Click here to load comments.