Iranian futsal team targets Falcao

ISFAHAN, May 8 (MNA) -- Isfahan-based futsal team Foolad Mahan is going to buy Falcao, the world’s leading goal scorer, according to the club.

Foolad Mahan is getting ready to participate in the 2009 AFC Futsal Club Championship, slated for July 4 to 12 in Isfahan’s Pirouzi Stadium.

“We have talked to Falcao’s agent and are looking forward to hearing from him. Foolad is going to win the AFC Futsal Club Championship and we can not waste our time. We will wait for Falcao until the end of next week and if he doesn’t want to join us, we’ll stop trying to buy him,” Foolad Mahan General Manager Ali Taheri said.

Foolad Mahan of Sepahan was drawn in Group A along with Japanese Nagoya Oceans, Stroitel Zarafshan of Uzbekistan, AUB Altyn Tas Bishkek from Kyrgyzstan and Iraq’s Nawrouz.

Alessandro Rosa Vieira, known as Falcão, helped the Brazilian national futsal team win the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup for the 4th time.

He has scored 200 goals in 150 appearances for the national futsal team of Brazil.


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