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Brazilian club Botafogo says it has signed Dutch midfielder Clarence Seedorf on a two-year contract.
The club said on Sunday that Seedorf is expected to be officially introduced next week and will travel to Brazil in the coming days.
Seedorf, who is married to a Brazilian, played last season with AC Milan.
The 36-year-old midfielder played at the 1998 World Cup with the Netherlands and in three European Championships.
Botafogo is among the top four clubs in Rio but won its last Brazilian league title in 1995.
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Former Holland international Clarence Seedorf has joined Brazilian side Botafogo on a two-year-deal.
The Surinam-born 36-year-old, who ended a 10-year stint at AC Milan this summer and had reportedly been interesting Premier League side West Ham, has been given what Botafogo claim is the most lucrative deal ever handed out to a foreign player in Brazil.
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A couple of thousand Botafogo fans have turned out to celebrate the arrival of Clarence Seedorf to Brazil.
The fans welcomed Seedorf at Rio de Janeiro airport on Friday, showing banners and yelling his name.
The Dutch midfielder waved to the nearly 2,000 supporters and draped a Botafogo flag on his shoulder.
Seedorf, who is married to a Brazilian, last week reached a two-year...
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