January 29, 2018 / 3:50 PM / 4 months ago

Soccer: Keeper Julio Cesar rejoins Flamengo

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Former Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar has left Portuguese side Benfica to rejoin his first professional club Flamengo, the Rio de Janeiro outfit said on Monday.

Benfica's goalkeeper Julio Cesar celebrates victory over Atletico Madrid at the end of their Champions League group C soccer match at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Juan Medina/Files

The 38-year old won the Champions League with Inter Milan in 2010 and was Brazil’s goalkeeper at the 2010 and 2014 World Cups.

Flamengo already have Diego Alves, another former Brazil keeper, on their books.

Reporting by Andrew Downie; Editing by Christian Radnedge

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