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FC Pune City sign Brazilian striker Diego Carlos for 2017-18 Indian Super League

FC Pune City have acquired the services of Brazilian striker Diego Carlos before the start of the new Indian Super League season.

football Updated: Sep 08, 2017 16:47 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Margao
Diego Carlos has signed for FC Pune City ahead of 2017-18 Indian Super League.
Diego Carlos has signed for FC Pune City ahead of 2017-18 Indian Super League.(Twitter)

FC Pune City have strengthened their attacking options by signing Brazilian striker Diego Carlos ahead of the Indian Super League.

Diego kicked off his youth career with Flamengo.

He went on to represent Brazilian clubs Duque de Caxias and Corinthians Alagoano.

In 2011, the Brazilian moved to Russia to play in the Russian National League representing Nizhny Novgorod where he scored 10 goals in 31 appearances.

A season later, Diego moved to FC Luch-Energiya Vladivostok to join FC Ufa in 2012 where he scored eight goals for the club besides helping the club to move to the top division, the Russian Premier League.

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“This is the beginning of a new chapter in my football career. I have heard great things about the league as well as FC Pune City. It will be good to play alongside my country- mates Jonatan and Marcelinho,” said Carlos.

First Published: Sep 08, 2017 16:44 IST

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