Football Legend Cafu Receives Special Gift From Brazilian Footballer Playing in Nigerian League

Football Legend Cafu Receives Special Gift From Brazilian Footballer Playing in Nigerian League

Ibitoye Shittu
October 7, 2022 at 8:36 PM
  • In August 2021, Brazilian winger Lucas Alves presented a Kwara United jersey to Brazilian football legend Cafu
  • Alves traveled back to Brazil at the break when he met Cafu, and they both posed for photos after some discussion
  • Cafu represented Brazil in 4 World Cups and is the only player to have played in 3 consecutive World Cup finals

Adorable throwback picture has emerged on social media where Brazilian winger Lucas Alves was spotted presenting jersey of Kwara United to football legend Cafu.

At the time Alves was presenting the shirt to Cafu, he was on the books of Kwara United, having joined the Harmony Boys before the start of the 2019/20 NPFL season.

The signing of Alves by Kwara United made the headlines at the time, as he was the first Brazilian in the history of the Ilorin based side to be signed.

Cafu, Lucas Alves, Brazilian star, jersey, Kwara United, NPFL
Football legend Cafu has received a Kwara United jersey from Lucas Alves. Photo by Gisela Schober
Source: Getty Images

Interestingly, Kwara United management made things go well for Lucas Alves in Nigeria, allowing his wife to also come down to Kwara State to be with her husband.

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When did Lucas Alves present the Kwara United jersey to Cafu?

Lucas Alves was given some days off by Kwara United management and the Brazilian traveled back to Brazil. He met Cafu on August 16, 2021 and presented him the jersey.

Cafu, who represented Brazil in 4 World Cups, was happy to accept the jersey from Alves and they both posed for pictures.

Is Lucas Alves still with Kwara United?

Alves left Kwara United at the end of the 2021/22 Nigerian League season, after struggling to make the first team and scoring no goals for the Harmony Boys.

Super Eagles star shows amazing skills while dancing to Asake’s hit song as video goes viral

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Super Eagles star John Ogu shared an awesome video of him dancing to Asake's song, with happiness in the eyes of the big Nigerian footballer.

Ahmed Ololade, known professionally as Asake, is a Nigerian Afrobeats singer and songwriter who is currently trending in the music industry. Asake has used his songs to win the hearts of many fans across the world, and millions want to see the Nigerian perform these hits on the stage.

According to the video Ogu posted on his official Twitter page, the Nigerian footballer rebuked poverty while showing his dancing skills.

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