Jorge Wagner is unveiled as a Botafogo player and says that it is the biggest challenge of his career
At 35 years old, the attacking midfielder boasts many honours. He is motivated by challenges and on Friday became Botafogo’s first signing ahead of the 2014 Brasileirão season.
The childhood supporter was presented to the waiting press by the club’s Director of Football, Aníbal Rouxinal, at their General Severiano training ground. As he pulled on the shirt Jorge Wagner was unable to stop smiling and he demonstrated genuine happiness at the moment.
“It’s a pleasure to return to Brazil and be here with Botafogo. The team will compete in various competitions, including the Libertadores, and we have everything we need to have a good season. I have various reasons for returning to play in Brazil. To play here in Rio is a once in a lifetime opportunity. It will also be the greatest challenge of my career as I’m joining a team that has many expectations.” said the player who has spent the last three seasons playing in Japan.