November 28, 2023

Cruzeiro announces the signing of Lincoln, former Flamengo and Vissel Kobe

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Cruzeiro’s new striker Lincoln

Cruzeiro’s new enhancement to the season sequence, Lincoln was announced by the Celestial Club Thursday night (11/8). On loan from Japan’s Vissel Kobe, the 21-year-old forward will remain at Toca da Raposa II until December 2023.

a Supersports He discovered that Cruzeiro would have the option of bringing the striker back at the end of the year if his performance on the pitch was unsatisfactory. Lincoln’s monthly earnings will be split between the two clubs.

Vissel Kobe had already confirmed the Lincoln Fox transfer. The player also used social networks to bid farewell to the Japanese club on Wednesday (10/8).

“Thank you to all the Vissel fans who have supported me until today. You are so special to me. Today, I head to Brazil in search of my happiness and my dreams. From now on, my family will be by my side and my best at my best.”

Lincoln is the seventh addition that Cruzeiro has confirmed in the mid-year transfer window. Before him, defender Los Felipe, right back Wesley Gasolina, left back Marquinhos Cipriano, midfielder Pablo Celes, midfielder Chai and striker Bruno Rodriguez were announced.

Lincoln’s profession

Lincoln appeared as a promise from the Flamengo youth teams. In 2017, the striker was integrated into the professional cast of the Rio team, but was unable to establish himself in the team. He alternated between highs and lows until he was sold by Rubro-Negro to Vissel Kobe for R$15.6 million, in January of last year.

Still in Flamengo, the young man was distinguished by a missed goal in the last minutes of the decisive match against Liverpool, from England, in the final of the 2021 Club World Cup, which the English club won.

Contracted with high expectations, Lincoln also didn’t stand out in the Japanese team. In total, the striker played 31 matches and scored four times. His last match was on June 1, when Vissel Kobe defeated Cataler Toyama 3-2 in the Emperor’s Cup.

In his entire professional career, Lincoln took the field 94 times and scored 12 goals, according to OGol.