Judilson Mamadu Tuncará Gomes, known for Pelé in the world of football and athlete US11, is the latest reinforcement of AS Monaco. Pelé, a 26-year-old midfielder at Rio Ave FC, reached the European club top after a fantastic season in which he played 31 league games, scored 7 goals (he was voted River Ave player of the year) his former team had reached fifth place in the league and still the record of 51 points.
Pelé who already had international experiences, when he represented AC Milan (Italy), Arsenal Kiev (Ukraine), now has new international adventure, but this time in the historical AS Monaco (France) of Leonardo Jardim.
Pelé answered some questions for the official website of the US11, and began by saying that "I am very happy to reach AS Monaco, a historic club, European top club, which contests the Champions League and a club that fights for the French championship . It is a great motivation and a dream to represent AS Monaco! ".
To reach this level, Pelé, had to overcome many obstacles and above all to never give up and to make the most effort, as he told us "during my career I always tried to work at the limit, at all levels, to grow continuously . The last season was an example of this, because I gave everything from the first day of work, and in each training and in each game I gave everything for Rio Ave FC. "
Pelé made a point of leaving a special word for his former club, "I have to thank Rio Ave who believed in me, the coach Miguel Cardoso who bet, believed in me and my potential, and made me show my better football, and of course the indescribable working group, made up of great comrades who led to a very strong union, from the beginning and especially in the most difficult moments. I can not fail to highlight the fans, who supported us and motivated us to achieve everything we achieved. "
On the new stage, AS Monaco, Pelé adds that "apart from those who accompany me and deal with my career at all times and of course AS Monaco for their confidence, I have to leave a special word to Leonardo Jardim, who wanted to bet in me". Pelé ended by saying "I am very motivated and willing to start working at AS Monaco, meet my new teammates and of course feel the support of the Monegasque fans!"
The US11 athlete, Pelé, has signed a 5-year contract with AS Monaco and will soon begin working with the Monegascos to prepare for the 2018/2019 season in which the team will play Ligue 1 and other domestic competitions, as well as the Liga dos Champions.