Saturday, July 20, 2019, 13h59

🎥 Welcome, Carlos Vinícius!

Football

The Brazilian forward signed a five-year contract.

Benfica SAD informed the Portuguese Securities Market Commission (CMVM) of the acquisition of the forward Carlos Vinícius for five seasons (until 2024).

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".

Carlos Vinícius

"It's a dream come true to arrive at a huge European and world football club", he explained.

Carlos Vinícius

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.

Carlos Vinícius

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

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