at 58, this Brazilian legend will take up his crampons again

at 58, this Brazilian legend will take up his crampons again
at 58, this Brazilian legend will take up his crampons again

In 2009, he hung up his crampons. 15 years later, he announced his return to the green turf of the stadiums.

Romario de Souza Faria, former striker of Brazil and World Cup champion in 1994, announced his desire to return to football, and for good reason.

Photo credit: Le Parisien

Indeed, currently president of the America club in Rio de Janeiro, the player has one more dream that he wants to see become real.

According to the latter, he does not intend to play the entire championship. But rather, play a few matches with his dream team in order to realize his dream, that of: “playing alongside my son”, he indicated on his Instagram account.

If these prospects prove true, he would start the championship in May.

Currently in the second division, his club, in the event of victory at the end (August), will move to the first division alongside Flamengo, Vasco da Gama or even Fluminense.

A rather successful career

In addition to his coronation in 1994 with the Brazilian team, Romario played in major championships and major clubs. From Flamengo to Fluminense via Barcelona or even Valencia.

Since then, apart from his status as club president, he has been a senator, elected in 2015 and also in 2022.

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