On Christmas Eve, Flamengo did not let its fans sleep without first giving them a gift… On Sunday, the Brazilian club announced the signing of a major deal: Nicolas de la Cruz has signed for the Brazilian giant until December 2028.
River Plate, the Argentine team that de la Cruz has represented since 2017, had announced the midfielder's transfer shortly before. red black It was completed after investing €14.5 million in cash.
He is a regular in the midfield for the Uruguay national team, but has gained fame in Argentine football, being one of the biggest figures in the River Plate team over the past few years. He scored 36 goals and provided 34 assists in 211 matches, during which time he won two Argentine championships and the Copa Libertadores, among other titles.
De la Cruz will wear Flamengo's No. 12 shirt, the club's biggest reinforcement for 2024.
Don't you already know, nation? The biggest fans in the world deserve all the gifts!
De la Cruz is ours!
-Flamingo (@flamingo) December 24, 2023
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