PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Uruguay striker Luis Suárez is becoming a member of Gremio, the Brazilian membership stated Saturday.
The 35-year-old Suárez was a free agent after he left his boyhood membership Nacional earlier than the World Cup in Qatar. Brazilian media stories stated Suárez signed a two-year cope with Gremio.
“One of many greatest in Uruguay’s historical past, Luis Suarez is coming to proceed his victorious trajectory,” Gremio stated on social media. “A prime purpose scorer, a a number of champion, and a fighter. Welcome, Luisito.”
Suárez, who performed for Ajax, Liverpool, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, confirmed the deal.
“I wished to thanks for all of the love I’ve acquired,” Suárez stated in a video posted on social media. “We are going to meet shortly.”
Gremio returned to Brazil’s Serie A after one 12 months within the second division.
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