Munir Rahouma (Dubai)
The news of Al-Ahly’s contract with Brazilian Carlos Eduardo, the former Saudi Al-Ahly and Al-Hilal player, sparked wide reactions among the Saudi fans, especially after the statements he had previously made, that he would only play in the Saudi League for the “leader”.
And the fans of the Saudi Hilal expressed, through social media, their great dissatisfaction with the joining of its former “super” star Eduardo to Al-Ahly, considering that the player broke his promise when he said previously: “I will not play for anyone other than Al-Hilal, and then I will announce my retirement from the ball and return to Brazil to practice my favorite hobby, fishing.” .
Eduardo’s star shined in the region from Al Hilal gate during the period from 2015 to 2020, and was crowned with the Saudi League title 3 times, the Super Cup twice, the King’s Cup, the Crown Prince’s Cup and the Asian Champions League. He also achieved many personal titles with “Al-Zaeem”, such as the historical top scorer for Al-Hilal foreign players, by playing 119 matches with Al-Hilal in all tournaments, scoring 81 goals and making 17. With Eduardo’s return to the Saudi stadiums in the Al-Ahly shirt, he will be in a critical situation when his former team faces Al-Hilal after five Seasons he spent in the “Zaeem” castle.
It is reported that the fans of “Al-Raqi” expressed their great happiness with the inclusion of the “Super” and considered it a profitable deal to correct the team’s situation, by benefiting from a great star who has great potential and has experience playing in the Saudi League. After spending 500 days during which he won three titles, namely the President’s Cup, the League Cup and the Super Cup.
Eduardo, 32, played for several clubs, including Shabab Al-Ahly, Al-Hilal of Saudi Arabia, Porto of Portugal and Nice of France.
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