“I am very happy to be wearing number 7 again, even because it is a club like Palmeiras. When the number came out and I was 7, I was very happy, I overflowed with joy. It is an immense happiness. I believe which is an achievement for the player to be wearing the number 7 of Palmeiras “, said the player.
“I believe it is the dream of any player to be wearing this shirt, which has a lot of history, a lot of tradition, several players who were idols here at Palmeiras wore this shirt, like Edmundo and Dudu. I hope to continue making history with this shirt”, he completed .
The striker who has 11 goals for Verdão and was one of the top scorers in the Copa Libertadores, with five goals scored, also commented on the duel in Buenos Aires on Wednesday:
“Everyone is focused on the goal, which is, once again, to be champion with Palmeiras. I am very happy to be participating, I hope once again to give my best, giving titles and joy to the fans, who always support us and are in us. giving strength. There are two games, it is going there, doing a good job, and bringing a good result here at home “.
“It was a very good week (the last one) of preparation. We are all focused on the goal of being a champion again. Our goal is to go to Argentina, do a good job and bring a good result to Brazil. Defensa is a team that fights until the end, that never gives up, and I believe that it will be a well disputed game “, concluded.
Palmeiras and Defensa y Justicia play this Wednesday (07), starting at 21:30 (Brasília time), at Norberto “Tito” Tomaghello Stadium.
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