- Paris Saint-Germain announced a signing of Neymar on Thursday
- PSG now have 5 Brazil internationals in their ranks
- The bar has prolonged been a end for a country’s big-name players
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian fortuitous now has a new member, with Neymar fasten Lucas, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva and Dani Alves and holding to 5 a series of Auriverde internationals during a ordering of manager Unai Emery.
The adore event between Brazil and a bar from a French collateral goes behind several years, with many a Seleçao mainstay carrying ragged a PSG jersey in a past.
Joel Camargo: a colonize
Played for PSG from 1971 to 1972
27 caps for Brazil
A Santos fable and a universe champion in 1970, Camargo was Paris Saint-Germain’s initial vital general signing. Unfortunately for a defender, he suffered a critical automobile collision only a few months after A Seleçao claimed a universe pretension and done only dual appearances in his unique deteriorate with a club. After returning to Brazil, Camargo solemnly forsaken out of a limelight, yet Santos paid a stirring reverence to him on 11 Nov 2006. He died in May 2014, only a few weeks before a 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™.
Valdo: a creator
Played for PSG from 1991 to 1995
45 caps, 4 goals
The early 1990s valid to be a new epoch for PSG, who done their ambitions transparent by signing Valdo from Benfica, where he had enjoyed 3 excellent seasons. A means playmaker who represented his nation during dual FIFA World Cups (Mexico 1986 and Italy 1990), Valdo illuminated adult PSG for 4 seasons before returning to a Portuguese giants.
Ricardo: a rock
Played for PSG from 1991 to 1995
48 caps, 4 goals
Joining PSG from Benfica during a same time as Valdo, Ricardo also spent 4 rarely prolific seasons in Paris before relocating behind with his compatriot to a bar from a Portuguese capital. The defender, who captained Brazil during Italy 1990, returned to a Parisians to start a successful coaching career in 1996, this after timid as a actor due to steady damage problems.
Rai: a captain
Played for PSG from 1993 to 1998
97 caps, 37 goals
Rai was already a star by a time he arrived in Paris in 1993. A captain for his nation and a playmaker in Tele Santana’s good Sao Paulo side, he but enjoyed a contrast initial deteriorate in a French capital, while also relinquishing his inhabitant group skipper’s armband and place in a starting choice as Brazil cowed a universe during USA 1994. He done adult for those setbacks a following season, delighting a PSG fans by showcasing his category and intelligence.
Leonardo: a grafter
Played for PSG from 1996 to 1997
55 caps, 7 goals
Leonardo arrived in Paris a day after a club’s UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup triumph, carrying been sealed to reinstate a Inter Milan-bound Youri Djorkaeff. Aside from a event to join his crony Rai, a 1994 World Cup leader was also penetrating to get proficient with France in a lead-up to a subsequent universe finals. The left-sided actor staid in immediately, distinguished adult a prolific partnership with his compatriot. The knowledge valid to be a brief one, however, with Leonardo relocating to AC Milan after only one season. He returned to Paris in 2011, this time as a executive of football, assisting to take a bar to a new turn by signing tellurian stars of a description of Thiago Silva, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and David Beckham.
Ronaldinho: a rising star
Played for PSG from 2001 to 2003
97 caps, 33 goals
The Parisians scored a vital manoeuvre in luring a Gremio star in 2001, who had already begun to surpass for a inhabitant team and attract a seductiveness of Europe’s biggest clubs. Though rather inconsistent, he done a poignant symbol during a bar with his diabolical dribbling, skill and jaw-dropping flair, with arch-rivals Marseille proof his favourite victims. A year after assisting Brazil lift another universe pretension in 2002, Ronaldinho sealed for Barcelona, where, in relocating in a conflicting instruction to Neymar 14 years later, he would give free rein to his substantial talent.