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Freddy who?
April 13th, 2013 9:42PM

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[AMERICANS ABROAD] Brazilian Joel Santana has worked with a lot of players during his 43-year coaching career -- 31 stops at 17 different clubs, plus a stint with the South Africa national team in the three years leading up to the 2010 World Cup -- so he should be forgiven if he didn't realize Freddy Adu was at Bahia, the Brazilian club he joined for the fourth time last week.

Asked at a press conference about Adu's remark that Santana spoke good English, the Brazilian asked who the reporter was talking about. Informed by the club press officer the reporter was referring to Adu, Santana asked, "We have a gringo here?"

Joel Santana's Clubs
1x Al Wasl, United Arab Emirates
4x Vasco da Gama, Brazil
1x Al-Hilal, Saudi Arabia
1x America, Brazil
1x Al Nasr, Saudi Arabia
4x Bahia, Brazil
3x Fluminense, Brazil
5x Flamengo, Brazil
1x Corinthians, Brazil
3x Botafogo, Brazil
1x Coritiba, Brazil
1x Vitoria, Brazil
1x Guarani, Brazil
1x Internacional, Brazil
1x Brasiliense, Brazil
1x Vegalta Sendai, Japan
1x Cruzeiro, Brazil



2 comments
  1. Bill Anderson
    commented on: April 14, 2013 at 10:33 a.m.
    Refreshing.

  1. Doug Martin
    commented on: April 16, 2013 at 4:51 p.m.
    Does this mean Freddy gets a new name on his Jersey ...going a "Preta Gringo"


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