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Ex-Uruguay striker Abreu ready to play for 28th club

IANS  |  Rio de Janeiro 

Former "El Loco" insisted he still has something to offer as a as he prepares to extend his professional career to a 26th season.

The 42-year-old will represent Rio Branco in Brazil's Espirito Santo championship after agreeing to a six-month contract in December, reports

It is Abreu's 28th club since he made his senior debut with Uruguay's Defensor Sporting in 1994.

"When I was younger I ran eight kilometres per game and now I run seven. One kilometre more or one kilometre less isn't going to make a difference," the former Deportivo La Coruna forward said.

"What will make a difference is the pass into the box that allows me send the ball into the back of the net."

is recognised by the Guinness Book of Records as having played for more clubs than any other in history.

Last year he broke the previous record held by German Lutz Pfannenstiel, who represented 25 teams in six continents before retiring in 2011.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 13:58 IST
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