Ex-Botafogo celebrates centenary milestone in Sweden: “Very happy”

Formed at Glorioso’s academy, Erick Brendon currently plays for Östersunds FK and reached an important milestone for the Swedish club

Created in the youth categories of Botafogothe steering wheel Eric Brendon has made history acting in Sweden. When he appeared at the black and white base, he played as a right-back and was captain of the under-20 team that lifted the Carioca title in the category in 2014.

The midfielder has been in the European country since 2019, when he agreed with IFK VärnamoSince then, the Brazilian has played 113 games in the country. Erick celebrated the milestone and plans to reach even more impressive numbers.

“Very happy to be able to achieve such an expressive milestone like this. It’s the dream of any boy who is passionate about football to be able to play in Europe and win. When I received the invitation to come and work here, I didn’t think twice, but I also knew the challenges of being away from my family, the cold, food and adapting to a different culture. Today, I am very happy to be fully adapted, being able to play good football and being able to reach a milestone like this”, said the player.

In addition to Botafogo, Erick played for other teams in Rio de Janeiro, including América. In the current season, Erick Brendon has played 22 games for Östersunds FK. The Brazilian highlighted that he is adapted to Swedish football and that he is not thinking about returning to Brazil at the moment.

“I am well adapted to football here in Sweden, also to the country, a culture very different from ours in Brazil. Here I have a very good quality of life, the country provides that. I have no intention of returning to Brazilian football at the moment, I hope to be able to stay here for a few more years, continue growing, reaching great numbers and, who knows, in a while, I will be able to return to play in Brazil”, concluded.

Source: sportbuzz

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