Former Uruguay worldwide striker Sebastian “El Loco” Abreu is about to play for the 28th membership of his profession after signing a deal to be part of Brazilian fourth-division facet Rio Branco.
Abreu, 42, made his senior debut with Uruguay’s Defensor Sporting in 1994 and final 12 months set a Guinness world record for probably the most skilled golf equipment performed for when he joined Chilean facet Audax Italiano.
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The Uruguayan had a quick spell at Audax earlier than becoming a member of Chile’s Magallanes and is now set to proceed his profession at Rio Branco after signing a six-month deal.
“The [Rio Branco] nation can prepare to take pleasure in an excellent state league marketing campaign,” Abreu stated of his newest transfer, earlier than including: “Let’s focus every day to win the title, which is what actually provides pleasure to [Rio Branco supporters].”
Rio Branco president hailed the transfer as a “nice conquest” for soccer within the Capixaba area.
The transfer marks Abreu’s fourth expertise in Brazil following his earlier spells at Botafogo, Figueirense and Bangu.
Nicknamed “El Loco” (The Madman”), Abreu has performed in 9 completely different nations, together with his native Uruguay, Argentina, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Israel, Greece, Paraguay, Chile and El Salvador.
Abreu has additionally represented Uruguay in two World Cups and helped his nation to the 2011 Copa America title.