The ex-CSKA player Keisuke Honda shocked by the news of the resumption of the championship of Brazil
34-year-old Japanese midfielder Brazilian “Botafogo” Keisuke Hondawho previously played for CSKA Moscow, was left in disbelief on the news of the resumption of the Brazilian League, despite the disappointing statistics of cases of coronavirus in the country.
“On June 16. Infected: 34 918. Died: 1282. I’m crazy, but I want to know logical reason why we resume the tournament?”, — I wrote to Honda on Twitter.
Brazilian media reported that the football Federation of Rio de Janeiro invited to the state championship, which takes place in Brazil before the start of the national leagues during the second half of the year, resumed on 18 June.
As of 17 July, Brazil ranks second in the world in the number of infected COVID-19 – 923 thousand Daily growth rate is about 30 thousand people. The victims – 45 thousand, and recovered – 450 thousand
Honda has joined Botafogo on a free transfer. Earlier, the 33-year-old Japanese midfielder played for Vitesse, “Melbourne victory”, “Pachuca”, “Milan”, Moscow CSKA, “VVV-Venlo” and “Nagoya Grampus”. Just for a career, he spent 459 matches in which he scored 99 goals and recorded 80 assists. The player’s contract with Botafogo runs until 31 December 2020.
Ex-player of CSKA Honda refused to pay and offered Botafogo cash assistance