Kaká says goodbye to AC Milan and thanks fans ahead of São Paulo move
Kaká has confirmed his departure away from AC Milan but has insisted his relationship with the club will always remain the same.
The Brazilian playmaker is leaving the San Siro to move back to Brazil on loan with São Paulo before joining MLS side Orlando City permanently.
He told Milan Channel how difficult a decision it was, Football Italia quoted him.
Kaká said: “It’s a difficult moment for me even though I am going back to Brazil and I am starting a new adventure in America.
“I will miss hearing the chanting of the Milan fans and my relationship with the club will always remain the same.
“I am and always will be a Milan fan, I hope to soon send messages to Adriano Galliani saying that we are champions of Italy and Europe. I am leaving a lot of friends here.”
The 32-year-old said he was delighted to be able to return to Milan and ended by praising the Rossoneri faithful.
He added: “I am sure that Milan will come again, it will be an important year for them to start again and they can get a lot of satisfaction out of it.
“To have come back was important for me, it was a special season for me on a personal level. The fans have always been close to us.”