20 July 2019, 13h59
The contract signed with the former player from Napoli, for which eagles pay 17 million euros, includes a release clause set at 100 million euros.
After carrying out loan spells at Rio Ave and Monaco last season (2018/19), the Brazilian forward describes this new step in his professional career as "a dream come true".
"It's a dream come true to arrive at a huge European and world football club", he explained.
Asked about the individual goals for the 2019/20 season, the Brazilian striker was very clear..
"My goal, like my teammates, is to win what the club has set, so I think if I set the same goal, things will also go well on an individual level", he assured.
Finally, Carlos Vinícius left an important message to the Benfiquistas...
"I want to tell the supporters that we are together, it is always for Benfica, I'm just another one that is her to be part of the Benfiquista Family and together we will achieve great feats", he said.
Text: Diogo Nascimento
Photos: Isabel Cutileiro / SL Benfica
The images of the Benfica-Boavista match
Everton scored at 16' for Benfica, but Boavista managed to get a penalty to score the equalizer on the second half. After the 1-1 draw at the end of the 90 minutes in Leiria, the League Cup’s semi-final was decided in the penalty shoot-out. The reds scored by Grimaldo, Meïte and Weigl and counted on Odysseas and his precious saves to win, 3-2. Benfica will play its 8th final in this competition on Saturday, January 29.
Last training session before the trip to Leiria
Benfica, under Nélson Veríssimo, held on the morning of Monday, at Benfica Campus, the last training session before the departure to Leiria, where it will play the semi-final of the League Cup, against Boavista, scheduled for this Tuesday, January 25, at 7:45 pm. Henrique Araújo, the Benfica B forward, was called up to work with the first team. Absent were Otamendi and Darwin, called up for the national teams of Argentina and Uruguay, respectively, as well as the injured Lucas Veríssimo, Rodrigo Pinho and Seferovic.
The images of the Arouca-Benfica match
Benfica won in Arouca (0-2) this Friday, January 21, in Matchday 19 of the Liga Bwin. Darwin and Gonçalo Ramos scored the goals.
Last training before the trip to Arouca
Benfica, under Nélson Veríssimo, held out on Thursday morning, at Benfica Campus, the last work session before the departure to Arouca. The game from matchday 19 of the Liga Bwin is scheduled for 7 pm on January 21, at the Estádio Municipal de Arouca.