June 5, 2023

Yuri Alberto and Rodrigo already participated in classes and were “christened” before they were reunited at the selection; Watch videos | Brazilian national team

Two old friends brought together and separated by the football world met again this week in the northern Moroccan city of Tangiers. The forwards were called up to defend the Brazilian national team in a friendly match on Saturday at 7pm (Brasilia time). Yuri Alberto that it Rodrigo They have already participated in classes, “baptisms”, parties, interviews and many other moments.

At the same age – 22 years old – the duo was formed in the youth categories of Santos and attended the same school. A report by Globo Esporte, in 2017, showed Rodrigo and Yuri Alberto’s study routine. Check it out in the video below:

In 2018, Globo Esporte went to the school of Rodrigo and Yuri Alberto

Miracle, the youngsters were promoted to Santos’ professional squad at the same time, at the end of 2017, and even had a joke together. With their hair shaved off, they were to perform and sing for the other Peixe players. Watch the “baptism” in the video below:

In 2017, the Santos team “christened” Yuri Alberto and Rodrygo

The partnership ended up being dissolved in 2019, when Rodrygo left Santos and moved to Real Madrid. The following year, Juri Alberto signed a contract with Internacional and also said goodbye to Peixe. After that, the striker also played for Zenit, in Russia, before returning to Brazil last year to play for Corinthians.

While Rodrygo has been part of the main squad since 2019 and even played at the World Cup in Qatar, Yuri Alberto has only been given his first chance now, as he has been called up to replace Richarlison, who has been cut. Before, hopscotch was actually worn in different categories:

Yuri Alberto in the main selections:

  • U-17: 15 matches, 7 goals
  • Under 18: 2 matches and a goal
  • Under 20: 2 matches and a goal
  • Under 23: 2 matches

Rodrigo and Yuri Alberto in a nightclub in Santos, in 2019 – Photo: Reproduction