The world famous World Cup winner Brazilian defender Lucimar Ferreira da Silva is opted to get drafted by F.C Goa in the second edition of Indian Super League (ISL) as their marquee player this season.
Lucio Joins F.C. Goa
The previous Bayern Munich and Inter Milan centre back is energetic about meeting expectations in India, particularly under Zico, with arrangements to bring him over is ongoing pretty fast!
The rumour is Lucio the former Bayern Munich player is as excited to join playing under the legendary coach Zico, as Zico is keen on signing him too.
The 36 years old Brazilian centre back, is willing to get sharpened up under the training of Zico, replacing the former marquee player of FC Goa’s squad French star Robert Pires.
Lucio was a part of Brazilian national team on their 2002 world cup hunt! The player became a legend after wards and served Bayern Munich for quite some time! With Bayern Munich Lucio also managed to lift the German domestic League ‘BundeshLiga’ for three consecutive times. Though, before playing for Munich, Lucio was drafted by Bayern Leverkusen, from his early carrier in Brazil. Later he joined Jose Mourinho’s Inter Milan side, and won Seria A and the Club World Cup. The dynamic journey reached its pick when Lucio along with his Inter side, were able to hold up the Champions League!
Right now, Lucio is playing for Brazilian club, Palmeiras. With 21 appearances the veteran defender, is believed to receive a message from Zico already on considering the prospect to play in Indian Super League. According to the Stool Pigeon
“Lucio could have picked up the money he is getting in India – or at least what has been offered to him by FC Goa – anywhere in the world but he is a huge fan of Zico and does not want to let go of this opportunity to work with the legend.”
F.C Goa officially is trying to draft the man, with Zico’s connection but a keen chance still lies if the man does not ultimately join, FC Goa is going hard to get STAR Argentine playmaker midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme.
If Lucio joins FC Goa, not only FC Goa gets an experienced leader at defence but also it will ease the supporter’s panic of getting bulldozered in away matches!