03. 04. 2021

BRA M: Transfer hit - Wallace returns to Cruzeiro after 5 years

Source: twitter.com/sadacruzeiro; Photo: FIVB/olimpiadatododia.com.br

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After the early elimination in the 2020/21 Brazilian Men’s Volleyball Championship, Sada Cruzeiro started to make moves to assemble the squad for the next season.

 

Cruzeiro announced on social media that they have signed famous opposite hitter Wallace Souza, who has just won the Turkish Cup with Spor Toto and was MVP of the competition.

A 33-year-old player, one of the greatest idols of the fans of the Belo Horizonte club, has returned to it after 5 years. Wallace arrived in Cruzeiro in 2009 and spent the next 7 years there, accumulating numerous collective (2 FIVB Club World Championships, 4 Brazilian leagues, 3 Brazilian Cups, 3 South American Club Championship, and 6 Mineiro Championships) and individual (one-time FIVB Club World Championship MVP and Best Opposite Spiker and one-time South American Club Championship MVP and Best Opposite Spiker) achievements.

In 2016, Wallace left Cruzeiro due to the ranking of athletes for Superliga that the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation (CBV) introduced for that season.

 

See our sections - Transfers - Done Deals and Transfers - Rumors.

 

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