ISL: FC Goa rope in Brazil footballer Lucio as Marquee player

Jun 09, 2015, 15:21 IST | PTI

Panaji: Lucimar Ferreira da Silva, popularly known as Lucio, has signed up with FC Goa as a marquee player for the second Indian Super League(ISL).

"Lucio who won the World Cup for Brazil in 2002 and was part of 2006 and 2010 finals has been signed for FC Goa as he was strongly recommended by Zico," stated FC Goa co-owner Shrinivas Dempo.

"We have also signed another Brazilian Andreas and are looking forward for more signings that will boost the squad," said Dempo.

The Brazilian defender started his football career in Brazil with Internacional before heading towards Germany where he played for Bayern Leverkusen and Bayern Munich and won three Bundesliga titles.

Lucio also played for Inter Milan where he won Champions League and FIFA Club World Cup in addition to the domestic titles and later had a brief stint at Juventus before heading back to Brazil. He last played for Palmeiras.

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