The young man turns out to be the most expensive transaction in the history of the club, which will receive a fixed amount of 40 million euros (over R$ 210 million)

12 dec
2023
– 22:30

(update at 22:41)




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A few days before the striker moved from Brazil to Spain Victor Roque, 18, married Dayana Lins. The couple published the civil union documents on Monday, December 11, on social media.

Dayana and Vitor started dating in July this year. The young woman was proposed to by the player at the end of October. She continues her journey with the athlete she once was called up to the Brazilian team.

The striker said goodbye to his teammates and Athletico employees last Tuesday. 5. The club announced that the player had gone for a CT scan of Caju. Last Sunday against Santos, Roque played his last match in an Athletico shirt before leaving for Spain and joining Barcelona. He will not play against Cuiabá at the Arena Pantanal in the final round of the Brasileirão.

During his last match, Vitor Roque wore a special jersey with a personalized patch. In addition to receiving other accolades from the club and a huge ovation from Furacão fans.



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“Since I arrived, the fans have welcomed me very well. I'm sad to leave Furacão and the fans who have always supported me. However, my dream is to go to Europe. With humility, everything will be fine,” said the striker after the last match for Athletico.

Injury and transfer to Barcelona

Vitor Roque has spent around two months out of action as he recovers from an ankle injury. The striker returned to the pitch against Vasco before facing his former club Cruzeiro and scoring the equalizer for Athletico. In total, he played 81 matches for the club in approximately 18 months, scoring 28 goals in a Furacão shirt. This season he scored 21 goals in 45 matches.

Vitor Roque is the second-biggest sale in Brazilian football history;  see the top 20!
Vitor Roque is the second-biggest sale in Brazilian football history; see the top 20!

The sale of the youngster was the most expensive in the club's history. Athletico will receive a fixed amount of 40 million euros (over R$210 million) and 21 million euros (around R$110 million at current prices) in goal bonuses. In addition, Furacão also retained 20% of Vitor Roque's economic rights.



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