Romário’s name has been published in the Daily Information Bulletin (BID) and he is eligible to play

The star was a champion with the Brazilian National Team in the 1994 World Cup in the United States
Josué Seixas
2024-04-17 17:25:39

According to the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), Romário was registered in the Daily Information Bulletin (BID) on Tuesday night (16) to formalize Baixinho’s return to the field.

The star is the president of America-RJ and is expected to play for the club in friendly matches as they compete in the Second Division of the Carioca Championship.


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Romário’s Career Highlights

  • The player’s greatest career achievement was winning the 1994 World Cup in the United States with the Brazilian National Team.
  • He won his only Brazilian Championship title with Vasco.
  • He is also a champion of the Spanish League and the Spanish Super Cup with Barcelona.

Ties with America-RJ

In addition to presiding over his beloved team, America-RJ, Romário was a champion with the Brazilian National Team in the 1994 World Cup in the United States.

At 58 years old, the player, who is also a senator, had been out of football since 2009. At that time, he retired while playing for the same America, the team his father, Edevair, was a loyal fan of. Romário took over the club’s presidency in February 2024.

It is worth noting that Romário is one of the greatest goal scorers in Brazilian football. Born in Jacarezinho, Rio de Janeiro, the star scored over a thousand goals in his career. He reached his thousandth goal in 2007, at the age of 41.

The Second Division of the Carioca Championship starts in May. Before the start of the competition, he may form a duo with his son Romarinho in friendly matches. The young player will reinforce America in the competition.

Romarinho is signed by America-RJ

Romarinho, Romário’s son, has just been signed by America-RJ to be part of the squad that will play in the state of Rio de Janeiro’s second division, aiming to secure promotion to the first division next season.

At 30 years of age, Romarinho has not had a major impact in professional football, having played for 12 teams and scored only nine goals in his career. He joins the club to fight for promotion to the top tier of Rio de Janeiro football, where America-RJ has been absent since 2021.

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