Sport 360 – Star decided Real Madrid AndManchester City AndMilan Former Brazilian Robinho returns to Santos, who grew up among its walls in his country before the start of his European trip, while the surprise came in the amount he would receive as a monthly salary.
Robinho, the 36-year-old, had become a free player after his departure from Istanbul, Turkey’s Başakşehir this summer, to recently decide to return from where his journey began to join Santos.
Robinho will play for the minimum salary to help his childhood club
Robinho’s journey passed many stops, as he left his country in 2005 to fly to the Spanish capital and join the star-studded Real Madrid team at the time in the presence of Zinedine Zidane, Roberto Carlos, Luis Figo, David Beckham, Al-Zahira Ronaldo, Raul Gonzales and others, before moving later to Manchester City, England, Then Italian Milan, and from him to Guangzhou, China, then return to his country from the Atletico Mineiro Gate and then fly to Turkey for two experiences with Sivaspur and then Istanbul Basaksehir.
Robinho’s long career included his return to Santos on several occasions, the first of which was in 2010 on loan from Manchester City, then in 2014, on loan from Milan, before finally returning to join the team with a final contract.
Robinho signed a strange contract with Santos, linking him to the club for only 5 months, for a salary of 1,500 Brazilian reals, which is equivalent to about 230 euros only. The player’s contract includes some incentives that depend on the number of his participations and achieving some goals, and it also includes a clause that allows the contract to be extended at any time for a year and another 7 months.
Robinho explained his decision to return to Santos, saying: “Santos has always been my home, and my goal is to help the team both on and off the field, and to bring Santos back to the top again.
He added, explaining why he received a symbolic salary: “Santos is going through a difficult period on the economic level, and I want to help the club that always gave me everything. I will play for the minimum wage, but the most important thing is to be here. Some rhythm, but with time it will improve.
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