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URGENT! GABRIEL SKINNER FROM FLAMENGO SAID FAREWELL, THE MANAGER SPEAKS ABOUT HIS DEPARTURE

A new chapter in the history of the Rio club

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Last Saturday, Flamengo announced the departure of Gabriel Skinner from the football department. The news surprised many fans and raised questions about the team's direction. Skinner, who had held the position of football director since 2019, left a farewell message on social media, expressing his feelings about the moment. This change marks a new chapter in the history of the Rio club. THE FAREWELL MESSAGE

Gabriel Skinner took over as Flamengo's football director in a turbulent period . After the departure of Marcos Braz and Paulo Pelaipe, Skinner faced the challenge of maintaining the team's success, which came from important achievements, such as the Brazilian Championship and the Copa Libertadores. However, his management was marked by ups and downs, with results below expectations in some competitions and criticism from fans regarding some decisions made.


In the message published on his social networks, Gabriel Skinner adopted a serene and reflective tone. He acknowledged the challenges faced during his tenure and expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to work at the club. Furthermore, he made it clear that he sees his departure as a new opportunity for professional growth. His attitude towards the event demonstrates maturity and resilience in the face of adversity.

Gabriel Skinner's departure will certainly have an impact on Flamengo's squad and fans. As a central figure in the football board, Skinner played an important role in managing the team and making strategic decisions. His replacement raises questions about who will take his place and what direction will be adopted by the new management. Furthermore, it is possible that his departure will generate different reactions among fans, who are now eagerly awaiting news and positive changes.

Despite Flamengo's departure, Gabriel Skinner seems to face the future with optimism. His farewell message suggests that he is open to new challenges and ready to take on new stages in his career. Now we just have to wait and see what Skinner's next steps will be and how he will reinvent himself after this experience at the Rio club. Gabriel Skinner's departure from Flamengo marks the end of a cycle and the beginning of a new chapter in the club's history. His management was marked by challenges and achievements, and his farewell message reflects his mature and resilient stance in the face of adversity.



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REVEALED AT VITÓRIA, DAVID LUIZ RETURNS TO BARRADÃO AFTER MORE THAN 11 MILLION IN RESALE

Player is the third defender who moved the most money in football

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The match between Vitória and Flamengo, scheduled for this Wednesday and valid for the last round of the first round of the Brazilian Championship, will mark the return of David Luiz to Barradão after 17 years. The player revealed at Fábrica de Talentos left Toca do Leão in February 2007, after being one of the highlights in the Serie C campaign the previous year.

After playing for Benfica, Chelsea, Paris Saint- Germain and Arsenal throughout almost 15 years in European football, David Luiz returned to Brazil to wear red and black, but from Rio de Janeiro. When the defender was announced by Flamengo, in 2021, Vitória was experiencing the drama of yet another relegation to the Third Division.


The crisis at the training club delayed the reunion, but with Vitória back among the elite of the national football, David Luiz returns home. Even if it's just to visit the stadium where he took his first steps in his professional career. The defender, now 37 years old, arrived at Toca do Leão when he was 14 and remained there until he was 20.


Série C and first sale

David Luiz debuted as a professional player at the age of 18, in 2005. But it was in the following season that the defender made history at the club as a fundamental player during the promotion campaign in Series C. At the time, he played alongside Wallace and Anderson Martins, also defenders. revealed at Toca do Leão.


David Luiz played for Barradão for the last time on January 28, 2007, when Vitória won 5-0 at Catuense, in a match valid for the fifth round of the Campeonato Baiano. That day, Rubro-Negro was lined up with: Rafael Córdova; Apodi, Sandro, David Luiz and Alysson (Anderson Rodrigues); Vanderson, Garrinchinha, Luiz Carlos Capixaba (Itacaré) and Cléber; Índio and Joãozinho (Pantico).

Days later, Vitória agreed a loan with Benfica, who had an option to buy the defender and exercised this right in May of the same year. That was the first of many transfers in David Luiz's career. He is the third defender who generated the most money in the history of football, according to the list on the website transfermarkt.

1-Josko Gvardiol: R$ 768 million in two transfers;

2-David Luiz: R$ 720 million in five transfers.

Red and black profit

Vitória pocketed just R$1.9 million when it loaned and sold David Luiz to Benfica in 2007. But he continued to profit from the defender because of FIFA's Solidarity Mechanism. The instrument has been in force since 2001 and was created to reward the investment made by clubs in training athletes.

The training period takes place between the ages of 12 and 23, and the club is entitled to 5% of future international negotiations, with the amount being proportional to the athlete's time with the team. In the case of David Luiz, the six years he spent at Toca do Leão are worth it.

After Benfica, the defender was traded to Chelsea, and from there he left to defend Paris Saint-Germain in the Until then, the biggest sale of a defender in the history of football: R$152 million. The defender also returned to the Blues in a new transfer that supplied the coffers of Toca do Leão.


Money received by Vitória in the David Luiz transfers:

Sale to Benfica (2007): R$1.9 million;

Sale to Chelsea (2011): R$2.1 million ;

Sale to PSG (2014): R$4.2 million;

Sale to Chelsea (2016): R$3.4 million;

Sale to Arsenal (2019): did not receive payment because they are clubs from the same country;

Exit to Flamengo (2021): free of charge.


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SÃO PAULO TAKES A HAT AT FLAMENGO AND ANNOUNCES HIRING A MIDFIELD PLAYER

Athlete arrives from Lazio to reinforce the tricolor until June 2025

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São Paulo announced this Tuesday the signing of midfielder Marcos Antônio. The 24-year-old player, who belongs to Lazio, from Italy, was also in Flamengo's sights, but chose to join Tricolor Paulista. He arrives on a one-year loan, valid until June 30, 2025.

In his first statements as a São Paulo player, Marcos Antônio expressed great enthusiasm: “It’s a moment of great joy and happiness, a different feeling. I'm happy with the opportunity to play for São Paulo and I hope to help my new teammates. We're going to play together with our fans to achieve the club's goals," the midfielder told the club's official website.



NEGOTIATION DETAILS

For the loan, São Paulo will pay 150 thousand euros (approximately R$906 thousand). The contract includes a mandatory buyout clause if the player participates in 50% of the games during the loan period, with a minimum of 45 minutes played in each match.

If this condition is met, the purchase price is set at 4.2 million euros (around R$25.3 million), which will be paid in installments over the three seasons of the contract, from the middle of 2025 to mid-2027.



ALISSON REPLACEMENT

Marcos Antônio was on loan to PAOK, from Greece, before agreeing with São Paulo. He arrives to replace Alisson, who fractured his right ankle last Wednesday and had to undergo surgery. Revealed by Athletico-PR, Marcos Antônio built a successful career in Europe, and now returns to Brazil to reinforce the tricolor midfield.


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ARRASCAETA HAS A DISCREET BUT IMPORTANT GAME IN FLAMENGO'S VICTORY - CHECK OUT

In addition to his offensive qualities, Arrascaeta showed defensive commitment

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In yesterday's match, Arrascaeta once again showed why he is a fundamental player in the team. His numbers reflect the importance and impact he has on the field, even when he acts in an apparently discreet way. Let's look at the numbers that illustrate his performance: The Uruguayan recorded an assist, demonstrating his ability to create opportunities for his teammates. Furthermore, there were three decisive passes, fundamental for the construction of the team's offensive plays.

This ability to see the game and anticipate the opponent's movements is a striking characteristic of Arrascaeta, which sets him apart from the rest. Arrascaeta was responsible for creating a great goal chance, highlighting his game vision and tactical intelligence. Furthermore, he suffered a penalty, showing his power of imbalance and the difficulty that opponents have in marking him. These critical moments are essential to define the outcome of a match, and Arrascaeta has shown himself to be reliable in these situations.


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The midfielder completed 30 successful passes, a clear indicator of his precision and efficiency in midfield. Maintaining possession of the ball and distributing it with quality is crucial for controlling the game, and Arrascaeta has this ability as one of his main attributes. His security in passing helps keep the team organized and constantly pressure the opponent. Arrascaeta also contributed with two shots: one on goal and one outside. Although he didn't find the net, his offensive participation is important to keep the opposing defense on alert and create spaces for his teammates. His attempts to score are always a threat, and he has the ability to turn chances into goals in decisive moments.



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