Atlético Mineiro head coach Levir Culpi hails Luan
Atlético Mineiro head coach Levir Culpi praised goalscorer Luan after his goal earned Galo a point at home to Bahia in the Brasileirão.
Culpi told Lancenet after the game that a book could be made about the young forwards life, he said: “Already in training we realize (the craziness of Luan).
“The life story of this kid could be a book. It is not easy. If you know him, you would thank God for the life you have.
“He learned from life, is a guy who indulges and vibrates. Everybody likes him so. It is a cheerful guy and has life.”
The forward himself revealed his great joy at scoring the equaliser and dedicated the goal to his daughter.
Luan said: “I think of the joy and thank God back. I said I would make the goal for my daughter who was just born.
“I promised I would and I have fulfilled it. I feel sad for not having won the victory.
“We will continue to work. The Levir know my importance to the group and the importance of all athletes”