Saturday, June 25, 2011

Edmilson sent off

Urawa Reds have agreed to transfer Brazilian striker Edmilson to Qatari club Al Gharafa.

The 28-year-old forward, who has scored 109 goals in 226 games inn the J-League first division since his 2004 debute, will fly to Qatar tomorrow and is expected to sign a three-year contract after a medical

A lot of media have criticized the loss of a fantastic striker, but if you're a real Urawa Reds fan, there is no doubt about the club executive's decision.

I don't like Edmilson as you know.

He is slow, can't jump high, and is not cool.

What's worse, his salary is much high.

Urawa's number 9 has a special meaning and the player who wear the number is called "Mr. Reds".

Edmilson must be unfit as Mr. Reds.

I admire him only when he scored a hat trick against Jubilo Iwata on November 21st, 2009.

Especially, he snatched a dramatic three points with a fine strike from the edge of the area in 89th minute.

Yeah, it was spectacle, but that's all for him.

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