Bolivar, from Bolivia, went through ongoing negotiations with Cerro Porteo and signed the recruitment of Francisco da Costa. The 26-year-old Brazilian forward will still play for Libertadores, but for another team.
before this, UOL Sport Told that he was referred with Sero. However, Bolivar opted to cover the proposal and finalized the purchase of the athlete’s rights.
Bolivians are members of the Citigroup, which is responsible for clubs in several countries such as Spain, England and the United States. Manchester City among them, coached by Pep Guardiola.
Francisco had a great season. For Clausura of the Paraguayan Championship, there were eight goals and three assists in 16 games. He still made four more decisive passes in the competition. His team came in third, and he was the third top scorer in the tournament.
The good campaign also freed the team from relegation, which is defined by average in Paraguay.
In the Paraguay Cup, Sol de América was a finalist, losing the cup on penalties to Olympias. Francisco scored two goals and provided two assists in six matches. The sub-championship guaranteed a place in Sudamericana.
In all, Francisco had 15 goals in 21 games.
Born in Rio Grande do Sul, the striker went through the base categories of Inter and Grmio, and received a launch by Athletico Paranaense. In Brazil, he also defended Operério-PR, Tombense, Novo Hamburgo and So José-RS. In addition to Paraguayan football, he has also played in Mexico, where he has played at Inter Playa de Carmen, Venados, Atlanta and Querétaro.
Francisco tells his story UOL Sport, in an exclusive interview published in October.