Striker Léo Gamalho said goodbye to Alagoas football after the CRB draw against América-MG, last Monday, and will miss him. He is Brazil’s top scorer in 2020, with 18 goals, and is transferring to Al-Khor, from Qatar.
On social networks, the player received tributes from teammates and also from Rooster fans. He is very dear to the club.
Xandão leaves a message for Gamalho – Photo: Reproduction Instagram
Defender Xandão wrote and posted on Instagram a photo with the center forward:
– God bless your journey, brother! Success always, top scorer Gamalho.
– Thank you brother! May God bless you, man. I liked the photo, huh? (laughs)
+ Top scorer in the country, Léo Gamalho leaves CRB
The news that the gunner was packed and made the fans sad, but at the same time grateful for the time he spent at the CRB.
With the Galo shirt, Gamalho won the Alagoas title and helped lead the club to the fourth phase of the Brazil Cup. It also leaves the team being the Serie B top scorer, with eight goals.
Gaúcho from Porto Alegre, Léo Gamalho arrived at the CRB in January 2020, as a substitute for Léo Ceará. At the age of 34, he played 31 official games for the Rooster and became the country’s top scorer.
Léo Gamalho in action against América-MG – Photo: Ailton Cruz / Gazeta de Alagoas
In his last match for the team from Alagoas, the striker did not score a goal and was little fired. In some plays, he escaped his main characteristic and often had to leave the area. The duel with América-MG ended in a goalless draw.
Known as ‘Ibra do Nordeste’, the center forward was going through a magical phase with the shirt of Galo and was responsible for most of the team’s goals.
The striker was also marked this season by the fame of executioner of Cruzeiro. CRB eliminated the mining team from the Copa do Brasil and even pulled out a tie, by 1 to 1, playing in Mineirão, for the Brazilian. The top scorer scored four goals in those three games.
* Ludimilia Brito collaborated