Sold to Real Salt Lake from the United States, striker Jefferson Savarino, who marked his time at Atlético-MG, spoke with Radio Itatia from Belo Horizonte this Monday, May 16. The player traveled to obtain a visa, which allows him to enter a North American country.
Savarino, who was the Brazilian champion of the Copa do Brasil and Supercopa do Brasil by Gallo in Minas Gerais (3x), thanked the club and highlighted the need to continue his career.
“I have to thank God for everything I have experienced here at Gallo, as well as my teammates and managers who have gone through the club. I have to move on and may my future be blessed. I I wish Atletico the best always.” Venezuela.
Then ‘Sawa’, as he was affectionately called by Atletico-MG fans, praised the ‘mass’ of the roster. The player commented that he would miss playing in Mineiro, which was taken over by Atlético, as it was in the final stages of the previous season, for example.
“(The deal) from the crowd. It was impressive to play Mineirao with this Massa whom I have always supported. And also from my teammates, who always had the immense humility that propelled the roster to so many achievements.”, the striker concluded.
As a replacement for the vacancy left by Savarino, the athletic director serves under the name Cristian Pavan of Argentina, who is currently at Boca Juniors, Argentina. The athlete already has a pre-contract with Atletico-MG, and will likely come in the mid-year window.