5 stars of the Brazilian nationwide workforce wore the Saudi Al-Hilal shirt all through its historical past, because the 1970 World Cup champion Rivelino was the primary to defend the blue colours earlier than the arrival of Neymar, the star of Paris Saint-Germain and the scorer of the historic “Seleção”.
Al-Hilal included Neymar, the Paris Saint-Germain participant, with a contract for 2 seasons, ranging from the present summer time switch interval, to develop into his fifth summer time deal after his compatriot Malcom, Senegalese defender Kalidou Coulibaly, Serbian Sergey Milenkovic-Savic and Portuguese Robin Neves.
Al-Hilal’s relationship with the Brazilian nationwide workforce gamers started with the historic star Rivelino, who was world champion in 1970 with Pele, earlier than he got here to Saudi Arabia after his participation within the 1978 World Cup in Argentina and spent two seasons with Al-Azraq, successful them three native championships.
And 22 years after that date, the Brazilian Crescent appointed Ronilton “Rooney”, who was among the many components of the Brazilian nationwide workforce within the 1999 Confederations Cup, as he performed 5 worldwide matches with “Seleção” through which he scored two objectives, the primary got here within the internet of the Saudi nationwide workforce, which included various Al Hilal gamers .
Rooney didn’t stick with Al-Hilal for lengthy, as he spent 6 months successful the Arab Elite Cup in Syria in 2001.
In 2006, Al-Hilalians signed a contract with Giovanni, the previous Barcelona participant, who performed 18 worldwide matches with the nationwide workforce, throughout which he scored 6 objectives, as he was among the many winners of the 1997 Copa America. Covenant earlier than his departure.
Thiago Neves joined Al Hilal for the primary two durations between 2010-2011 and 2013-2015, and earlier than every interval he was current within the Brazilian nationwide workforce listing, which wore his shirt in 7 matches.
This summer time, the Brazilian Malcolm joined Al-Hilal, coming with Zenit St. Petersburg, as he performed his first worldwide match along with his nation’s nationwide workforce initially of this yr, and with Al-Hilal, he scored two objectives and made a 3rd in 3 matches within the King Salman Cup for Arab golf equipment, which his workforce misplaced to Al-Nasr within the closing match on Saturday. the previous.