Sebastian Abreu keep checking your passport and very far from retirement. At 44, in the next few hours will be announced as the new reinforcement of Athletic Club de Sao Joao de Rei, a humble club that will play the Mineiro championship.
“It is practically closed. We already have the ticket purchased. He arrives in Rio de Janeiro on Monday and we wait for him on Tuesday for medical examinations and present him at 6:00 p.m. We closed it last night. He is now in Uruguay “, explained Fábio Mineiro, football manager of the institution.
And he added that not everything is marketing: “I saw him two games in the First Division of Uruguay. It takes care of itself, it is an example and it will give us a lot of return. He is very professional and will help the Athletic brand to grow internationally “.
Athletic will return to the Mineiro 1 Tournament this season after 50 years. That is why it went on the market to strengthen itself with a forward of proven experience and category like Loco Abreu, who will continue to do his thing.
This will be the 30th club in Abreu’s career, although his new club and Rio Branco de Vitória do not count within the Guinness record -that computes 28- since they do not compete in any of the four divisionals of the Brasileirao.
The 28 teams that Guinness has are Defensor Sporting, San Lorenzo, Deportivo La Coruña, Gremio, Tecos, Nacional, Cruz Azul, América, Dorados, Monterrey, San Luis, Tigres, River Plate, Beitar Jerusalem, Real Sociedad, Aris Salónica, Botafogo, Figueirense, Rosario Central, Aucas, Sol de América, Santa Tecla, Bangú, Central Español, Puerto Montt, Audax Italiano, Magallanes and Boston River.