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Brazilian soccer club says it has signed Cabanas

Published on NewsOK Modified: March 17, 2014 at 2:41 pm •  Published: March 17, 2014
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SAO PAULO (AP) — A fourth-division soccer club in Brazil says it has signed former Paraguayan forward Salvador Cabanas, who was shot in the head at a bar in 2010.

Tanabi, a club in Sao Paulo state, released photos of the 33-year-old Cabanas signing his contract and wearing the team's jersey. He is expected to be officially introduced on April 1 and his debut is set for April 6.

Cabanas was shot in the head while he played for the Mexican club America in January 2010. After his recovery, he played for Paraguayan third-division club 12 de Octobre a few years ago.

Local media said Cabanas' initial deal Tanabi is for three months.