Football

31 January 2022, 14h00

Tiago Coser, a 18-year-old center-back (16/01/2004), was signed by Sport Lisboa e Benfica, penning a contract until 2026.

U-18 player, Tiago Coser arrives at the Club coming from Chapecoense, where he carried out formative years. He made his debut with the first team at the age of 17. In 2021, he made 12 appearances for the first team and nine matches for the U-20s, where he scored two goals. He is a U-17 international with Brazil.

Tiago Coser

"It' is a dream come true. I started my career at Chapecoense when I was 10 years old, I spent all my formative years there. It is a great happiness to be here. I made my debut when I was 17, I was already training with the professionals when I was 16. I am very proud to be in Benfica", he claimed.

Tiago Coser 

"I have a lot of personality in the defense, I know how to build from the back, I good at man-on-man marking, I hit the long and short pass, I am not afraid to play! I have courage and personality!", he stressed. "I already knew Luisão, David Luiz, also Rúben Dias, who graduated from Benfica. They are references for me. Morato is also, because he arrived here for the B team and is now in the first team. He is a reference and an inspiration, and I want to follow in his footsteps, just like Lucas Veríssimo. I will give many joys and win many titles".

Text: Rui Miguel Gomes
Photos: João Paulo Trindade / SL Benfica
Last update: Monday, January 31, 2022

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