The author of two goals from Triumph Atlético MG over America de Cali 2–1 LibertadoresHulk revealed, Tuesday, in an interview with the Portuguese newspaper the ball, Who before bumping into a cock, nearly returned to Portugal and is considering going back to Porto, A club where it is a fetish.
“I spoke (with Porto), but I think I ended up assessing the fact that I wanted to come back and play in Brazil after 16 years. I hadn’t had that opportunity in my career, while in my time at Porto I was able to win everything in four. Really great years. I chose to stay in Brazil to enjoy Brazilian football, and to be closer to my family. Otherwise, everything would have been fine for me and Porto to sign the contract. I am far away but at the same time close, I always strive for the success of the club and its players, ” he said The player.
With the Dragons, Hulk won four titles in the Portuguese ChampionshipAnd three Portuguese Cups, four Portuguese Super Cups, and one European League. Additionally, he scored 78 goals in 170 matches and was a team reference throughout his time at Estádio do Dragão.
The striker said he was a fan of the Portuguese club and admitted he was “proud” of requests from fans and even André Velas Bois, his former coach, to return to the squad.
“Porto is my home, and it is a family that I have for what I built in these four very special years. We have been able to make a lot of history, both collectively and individually. I have nothing but good things to say, I will forever carry respect and affection with me. They have won. A lifelong fan, I’m attentive and working on the club’s success.“Knowing that they want me is a pride, and that they remember me a lot is very comforting, ” Hulk said.
Asked about the future, the 34-year-old did not rule out the possibility of returning to the Portuguese city to return to wearing the blue shirt or acting outside the four lines.
“Everyone who knows me and accompanies me knows that I leave everything open about the future. I don’t know how long I will play, what future will I have, I fell for two years plus one year with Atlético-MG. You never know. As time went on, I started to devote Myself to take care of myself more, I feel a lot better in my body and this helps a lot to prolong my career. I will still be able to return to Invicta (Porto’s nickname) for play or anything else you never know. What I know is that if he comes back it will be very special, ” The player said.
Revealed by Vitoria in 2004, the striker had spent a short stint in Brazilian football. He then went to Japan in 2005, where he played with Kawasaki Frontale, Consadole Sapporo and Tokyo Verde. In 2008, he went to Porto and after spending four seasons in Portugal, he moved from Russia to Zenit. In 2016, he went to China, where he championed the Shanghai SIPG Colors before making a deal with Atlético-MG, in January of that year.
to me Brazilian national teamHulk has acted 48 times and scored 11 goals. He was champion of the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup and was called up to world Cup 2014.