Ex-Uruguay International ‘Loco’ Abreu Signs For 24th Professional Club In 23-Year Long Career
Former Uruguay international striker Sebastian “Loco” Abreu has joined Montevideo-based outfit Central Espanol, the 24th club of his 23-year professional career, according to widespread media reports.
The 40-year-old is said to have agreed in principle to a six-month deal with Central Espanol after parting ways with Brazil’s Bangu.
“Sebastian gets along very well with our coach [Jorge Artigas] and that’s why we’ve been able to bring him,” Central Espanol president Fernando Lopez was quoted as saying by the Referi news service.
“We have a verbal agreement. All that needs to happen now is for him to arrive.”
Abreu is aiming to break the world record of 25 clubs in a career held by retired German goalkeeper Lutz Pfannenstiel.
The former Deportivo de La Coruna forward has been capped 70 times for Uruguay’s national team, scoring 20 international goals.
(With Inputs From Xinhua)