One of the great names in Flamengo’s history, Arrascaeta arrived at the club in 2019 and won nine titles in two complete seasons – not considering another three related to the Guanabara and Rio Cup. Asked during an interview with the portal ‘El Observador’ about how he would present Mais Dear to the Uruguayan fans who don’t know him, the midfielder was intense in his response.
– It is a club with many fans, a very large base. There are 40 million worldwide. Wherever you go in Brazil, you will find Flamengo fans everywhere. The love they have given me since I arrived in Rio was just incredible. The club also has a European level infrastructure and in recent years it has grown in organization. It is a great satisfaction to be at Flamengo. It looks like a world apart, as if it were the Selection. Flamengo fans know more about the club than the Brazilian team. He identifies with the club above the country, they are very passionate, he surrendered.
Without playing for the club since the 1-0 victory over Palmeiras, still in the Brasileirão debut, De Arrascaeta is preparing to go to the field for the first time in this Copa America 2021. The match, valid for the second round of the tournament, is against the Argentina, at Mané Garrincha Stadium, at 9 pm (Brasilia time).
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