He was FIFA Best Player and World Champions with Brazil, he retired and now could come back to the pitch

A Brazilian football legend shocks the world with deciding to come back to professional football.

Brazilian fans await for their national team to play in the World Cup.

Brazilian club America-RJ has reportedly signed the football Brazilian legend Romario de Souza Faria to play in the second division of the Campeonato Carioca. Although he is a legend of the game, the Brazilian striker is 58 years old, and he explains his reason for playing again. Romario said, "I'm going to make another dream come true, playing next to my son. Few athletes and football players have the opportunity to play together with their son. And I, at the age of 58, am still in top form. I hope he passes the ball often and plays me so that I can remain the top scorer.”

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America-RJ was his last professional club of his senior career in 2009. The Brazilian club is 119 years old and will turn 120 years old this September. Romario is the club president, which doesn't surprise many with his decision to sign for the club as a player. Their stadium, the Estadio Giulite Coutinho, has a capacity of 13,544.

Romario has played for PSV Eindhoven, FC Barcelona, Vasco da Gama, Valencia, Fluminsne, Miami FC, and Adelaide United in his professional career. The Brazilian striker scored 768 goals in official matches ahead of Pele, Puskas, and Müler. He scored over 1000 goals if friendly matches are counted. He won the World Cup with Brazil in the 1994 World Cup, where he won the Golden Ball for the best player of the tournament and was named the FIFA World Player of the Year the same year.

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Romario's skills at his age right now

Despite being 58 years old, Romario still shows his talent is still there, as he showcases this in games against younger players on the streets of Brazil. The legendary striker leaves fans in awe with his skills and technique, which shows that class is permanent.

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