Dani Alves says that he has joined Sao Paulo so that he can keep in shape for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, when he will be 39 years old.
More than 40,000 Brazilian fans showed up on Tuesday night to see the former Barcelona, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain defender join his boyhood club.
The captain of Brazil's title-winning Copa America team signed a contract that runs to December 2022. He left PSG on a free transfer after his contract expired in July.
Veteran Brazilian right back Dani Alves has signed a free transfer deal to play for Sao Paulo FC.
The club announced the move Thursday in a video with the 36-year-old former Barcelona, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain defender.
Brazilian media reports the deal is valid until the end of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
"I could have chosen anywhere to play, but I chose to return to Brazil," the right-back said.
Alves's contract with PSG expired...
AC Milan's exclusion from the Europa League for the 2019-20 season has been upheld, the Court of Arbitration (CAS) has ruled.
The Rossoneri finished the previous campaign in fifth place, missing out on a Champions League finish to their city neighbours Inter by one point.- Top European league honours 2018-19
But despite qualifying for the Europa League, they will not play in the competition next season after being found guilty of failing to adhere to UEFA's financial fair play (FFP) regulations.
Brazilian police have charged Flamengo's former president with manslaughter for a fire that killed 10 teenage players in February.
An investigators' report obtained by The Associated Press shows Eduardo Bandeira de Mello and seven others were charged over the fire at the club's training facility.
Mello did not respond to a request for comment on Tuesday. The Rio de Janeiro-based team said it didn't know of the charges.
The report signed by investigator Marcio...