The experienced Brazilian forward will play for five months at Peixe and will receive a minimum wage for his services
October 11, 2020
Robinho will return to play with Santos of Brazil
Striker Robinho , at 36, agreed to return to Santos on Saturday and will play at least until February in the team where he emerged in 2002 for little more than minimum wage , the Brazilian club itself reported.
According to the contract he signed in the last hours of Saturday, and which binds him to the club for five months, the attacker who has already played for Real Madrid, Milan and Manchester City, among others, will receive 1,500 reais ($ 271) per month. ), a salary slightly higher than the minimum that prevails in Brazil.
Santos will not pay anything for his signing , since in the middle of this year the player was released, after ending his link with Basaksehir in Istanbul, where he played last season.
The player will receive the minimum wage, the official statement reported
The former international with the Brazilian team will earn the lowest salary of his entire career, while the highest he received during his stay in the city of Madrid , when the merengue team signed him in 2005 in exchange for 2.3 million dollars per year (USD197 thousand per month), reported the newspaper Marca at that time .
After passing through Manchester City, Milan, GZ Evergrande from China and other teams from Turkey, the footballer will return for the fourth time to Santos , the club where he was born in football and where he made his professional debut in 2002.
The Peixe in which players of the stature of Pelé and Neymar also emerged is going through serious financial difficulties and is about to receive a sanction from FIFA that will prevent it from recruiting players for a period of time not yet defined.
The foreseeable sanction, which can be announced next week, corresponds to unpaid debts with the Chilean Huachipato , for the signing of the Venezuelan Yeferson Soteldo, and with the Colombian Atlético Nacional , for the hiring of defender Felipe Aguilar.
Robinho will return to the club where he debuted in 2002
“Robinho is back at Santos Futebol Clube! The eternal Rei das Pedaladas signed a five-month contract this Saturday and ordered his return to start his fourth season at Peixe, ”reported the club’s official website.
“This has always been my home . My goal is to help on and off the pitch, and bring Santos FC back to the highest place, which is where it should never have gone. Wonderful feeling to be able to return to the club that designed me for it. football. This is where I grew up. I always dreamed of being a player and Santos FC made everything possible, “said the new reinforcement.
“I want to help the club that always gave me everything. Santos FC has already done a lot for me. I will play for a minimum wage , but the most important thing is to be here. I am well physically and mentally, obviously there is still a little rhythm, but that over time we evolve, “he added.
Robinho signed for five months with Peixe
“To put on the Santos shirt again, Robinho agreed to sign a five-month contract, with a salary of only R $ 1,500 per month (271 dollars). After the agreement with the board, the club had the approval of the Fiscal Council and the Deliberative Council to confirm the hiring of the idol, ” the statement concluded.
In the extra sports, the already veteran player has problems with the Italian justice , which sentenced him to nine years in prison for his alleged participation in a gang rape suffered by a young woman in a Milan nightclub in 2003, against which he has appealed and is awaiting a decision.