February 28, 2024
Douglas Sousa leaves Italy and returns to Brazil;  Waiver of Club Claims - 09/12/2021

Douglas Sousa leaves Italy and returns to Brazil; Waiver of Club Claims – 09/12/2021

One of the most successful Olympians on the Internet in 2021Douglas Sousa on Thursday (9) finished his first experience with a foreign club. player volleyball He terminated his contract with Vibo Valentia, from Calabria, Italy, after just three months in Europe, and posted on his social media sites that he would be returning to Brazil.

About two hours later, the Italian club took to social media to complain that Douglas had left the team. “today is Vibo Valentiauglas learned that athlete Douglas Souza and his teammates had left town without any permission or justification. The club, which is deeply disappointed by the inexplicable behavior of the athlete, will take all measures to protect the interests of the club.”

NS Olympic appearance He has learned from the player’s staff and the main (and richest) clubs in the country that there are no negotiations with him to play in any of them. The Super League is already in the middle of the season, the Club World Cup is being played in Minas Gerais, and Douglas is a very expensive player by Brazilian standards.

The information that Douglas may initially leave Italy was published by Web Vôlei, in the early hours of Thursday. According to the specialized website, the Brazilian did not participate in the club’s recent training and warned the rest of the team. On Wednesday, Douglas warned, on social media, that he would not be presenting his traditional, straight-forward style around the games on Thursday.

And the player posted this Thursday afternoon, Italian time, a photo at an airport on Instagram and a message: “Brazil, I’ll be back.” For most fans, the timing of the flight indicates that he could participate in Big Brother Brasil (BBB), which is scheduled to premiere on January 17. Douglas’ crew denied this possibility.

In July, Galvão Bueno proposed BBB to Douglas in an interview and the player showed a keen interest. He said, “Call me, for God’s sake! I’m ready. BBB22, I’ve come.” After that, Bonino, the program director, posted on social networks that he supported the idea.

Starting his career in Pineros, at the base, Douglas began to stand out among the pros at Sesi-SP, where he played from 2014 to 2018. In the past two seasons, he defended Taubaté, who was the main team in the country. But the club is experiencing enormous financial difficulties, it lost support from the city of Valle de Paraíba and moved to Natal (Rn). With no money left, the team, which still goes by the Funvic name, has lost its key players.

In Italy, Douglas is the main scorer in the team Vibo Valentia, with 119 points in 10 matches, leaves it in 24th place among the best Italian league, considered the strongest in the world. But the club, which also includes Mauricio Borges and Flavio Gualberto, other Brazilians, is in the penultimate position in the standings, with two wins and eight defeats.