Mercurial Brazilian striker Adriano has signed with Brazilian giants Flamengo. The club unveiled the sometimes Brazilian national team hitman at a press conference yesterday evening.
The 27-year-old returns to the Rio de Janeiro side where he made his playing debut in 2000. A year later he moved to Italy’s Inter Milan. Adriano went on to score 74 goals for Inter before having his contract terminated last month.
Adraino’s contract with Flamengo run until May 30, 2010 and is subsidized by an unnamed sponsor.
The player claimed that being with his family in Brazil was the best solution for his recent, well-publicized personal problems.