One of the highlights of the International winning the São Paulo Junior Football Cup 2020 over the GuildBruno Praxedes did not take long to gain space in the professional roster of the colorado club.
With 17 games in the season, the midfielder is an option for coach Eduardo Coudet in the game against Flamengo, this Sunday (25), at 18h (from Brasília), by Brazilian championship. And the red-black rival has a curious connection with the midfielder’s story.
Born in Itaboraí-RJ, Bruno Praxedes passed by the base of the Basque before reaching the Fluminense. Compared at the beginning of his career to names like Paulo Henrique Ganso and Rivaldo, he came to defend the Brazilian under-15 team.
“If I play half of what the guys play is excellent. Rivaldo, then, my God!”, Said the player to “FPF TV” during the Cup.
When he switched to the under-17 category, however, the young man lost space between the starters and even asked to leave the Laranjeiras club.
In July 2018, he was involved in a controversial episode.
When asked what team he supported on his official Twitter account, he wrote “Follow the leader”, indicating that he was a Flamengo player. The red-black club was the first placed in the Brasileirão at that time.
The situation generated discomfort in Fluminense, who did not like the boy’s attitude. The midfielder’s manager said the episode had nothing to do with the midfielder’s departure in early 2019.
When he was with the training contract at the end, Praxedes was released for Internacional. Fluminense took 50% of the economic rights of the midfielder.
“I officially end my career at tricolor, where I was able to have the pleasure of doing much of my training as an athlete and person. Another cycle closes in my journey in football and the feeling I have for the club that was part of my training is gratitude. “, Praxedes posted at the time.
In Beira-Rio, the midfielder found his football again. He jumped from the under-17 category to the under-20 category, becoming the absolute holder and highlight of the team.
Highly praised for his game dynamics and for showing up well in attack, the 18-year-old is monitored by scouts from teams from abroad. In addition, he received praise from coach Eduardo Coudet.
This year, Praxedes had his contract renewed with the colorado club until April 2025. In addition to receiving a salary increase, his severance fee was also high.