Cruzeiro have marked Ronaldinho’s 14-year-old child Joao Mendes to a preparation contract at the club that will keep running until he is 19 years of age.
The previous Barcelona star’s child has concurred an arrangement with the two-time Copa Libertadores victors to stay at the club until he’s somewhere around 19 years of age. The understanding was set up between the club and player on Friday after Mendes had inspired in the club’s childhood framework. He’s been playing for Cruzeiro since a year ago and now looks set for a long remain with the Brazilian side, with the club’s chief of grassroots football, Amarildo Ribeiro, uncovering his best traits.
“Today, we signed the contract of Joao Mendes, who is a promising player with interesting characteristics and who, I believe, will soon be integrating with our professional team,” Ribeiro told Cruzeiro’s website.
“He is a tall player with high technical quality. A player who can play both as a box player and as a second striker. He is a player who, even with his size, has speed and finishes very well.”
Mendes’ marking originates from his very own diligent work as opposed to picking up the open door by means of his dad’s notoriety.
When he originally went on preliminary with the club, he kept the reality his dad was Ronaldinho a mystery and selected to depend on his capacity just to verify a spot in the group.
Presently, he’s peering toward a long remain at the club bearing in mind the end goal to one day play for the main group.