The Atlético de Madrid announced this Monday the signing of the Brazilian forward Marcos Paulo Costa do Nascimento for the next five seasons, arriving as a free agent after finishing his contract at the Fluminense.
20-year-old and 1.86-meter forward, not only can he play in the center of the attack due to his size but also on both wings. Paulo has played in the last season 24 league championship matches with ‘Flu’, in which he scored three goals and contributed another three assists.
Born in Sao Gonzalo (Rio de Janeiro), has a community passport and he is international with the lower categories of the Portugal team, with which he has played under-19 and under-20 matches.
Marcos Paulo has already passed a medical examination in Madrid, and the club has indicated in the statement announcing his signing that he is a footballer “with a lot of projection” and that he joins the rojiblanco project “with great enthusiasm, although it remains to be seen if he will play next season as a player of Athletic or will be loaned to another club.