Rio de Janeiro, Dec 15 (IANS) Peru international defender Miguel Trauco has described his coming move to Brazilian Serie A giants Flamengo as the biggest challenge of his life.
The 24-year-old Trauco will arrive in Rio de Janeiro next month after Flamengo agreed to pay an undisclosed fee to sign him from Peru’s Universitario de Deportes, reports Xinhua.
“I’m really happy. It’s the realization of a dream,” Trauco told Flamengo’s official website on Wednesday.
“It’s a great club with fantastic fans and a very competitive team. I can’t wait to get there and put on the shirt. It’s a big step in my life and my biggest challenge so far. I’m going to give it my best,” he added.
Capped 12 times for Peru’s national team, Trauco joined Universitario this year from Union Comercio.