‘Immortal defender’ Pepe to play as a player until 2025… Porto extension contract will
The infamous Portuguese national team defender Pepe will sign an extension contract with his team FC Porto until 2025, the Spanish media ‘Football España’ reported on the 17th (Korean time).
Born in 1983, Pepe will turn 40 on February 26 next month. Having spent his heyday at Real Madrid, he has been playing for his country’s prestigious Porto since the 2018-2019 season after going through Turkiye Besiktas. Even at his age, he still shows off his skills.
Until his last season, he played mostly as a starter, but this season, while conserving his stamina, he played 8 out of 16 league matches and 3 out of 6 Champions League matches. He also participated in the World Cup in Qatar last year as the Portuguese national team and reached the quarterfinal stage. He also played against South Korea in the group stage.바카라
Pepe’s contract with Porto ends at the end of the 2022-2023 season.
‘Football España’ commented, ‘Sergiu Conceição, Porto coach, hopes to continue with Pepe after this summer,’ and ‘Pepe will turn 40 in February, but he is confident of maintaining his fitness for the next season.’ “Porto intends to offer Pepe a contract extension until the end of the 2024-2025 season. Pepe is also expected to challenge for the Portuguese national team until Euro 2024,’ he added.