Originally written on Top-soCCer  |  Last updated 11/17/14
Former Dutch international Clarence Seedorf received a warm welcome from Botafogo last week, as the 36 year old touched down in Brazil to start a two year contract with the club. The former real Madrid and AC Milan midfielder, and one of the most recognisable and respected figures of European soccer, was greeted at Rio de Janeiro airport by a couple of thousand screaming fans. Those welcoming scenes pretty much sum up the stature of the midfield man, as he looks forward to a new challenge and break new ground in South America. He is not there just to coast towards the end of his career, and he is not just there for the money. The quality and dedication that Clarence Seedorf has given to the game, still motivates the man to earn more accolades. So the Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A is the new home of one of Europe’s world class stars. The league is getting a man who has been awarded the UEFA Best Midfielder Award, has made the UEFA Team of the Year on two occasions, and has won five l...
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