Sanjeev Stalin Signs for Developmental Side of Portuguese Club

Sanjeev Stalin announced the move on his Instagram handle with a photo of him holding up a jersey of the club.

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Sanjeev Stalin announced the move on his Instagram handle with a photo of him holding up the No 5 jersey of the club with his name on it.
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Sanjeev Stalin, who was part of the Indian team that played in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup, has joined the developmental side of Portuguese club Desportivo das Aves.

The club, known popularly as CD Aves, is based in the industrial town of Vila das Aves in northern Portugal and plays in the top flight of the country's football league system.

Stalin announced the move on his Instagram handle with a photo of him holding up the No 5 jersey of the club with his name on it.
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#Repost @carmenta_talents We finally did it ! @stalinsanjeev signs a 2 years pro contract with the Portuguese club @cdaves_oficial ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We are so proud and so happy to see this young Indian boy making his way to Europe. He is finally rewarded for his patience, his hardwork and his unwavering confidence 💪 Nothing would have been possible without you @luisnortonmatos ! Special greetings to Manuel Damasio and @cdaves_oficial — @indianfootball 🇮🇳⚽️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #patience #carmentanextgeneration #carmentanextlevel #nevergiveup #performance #carmenta #carmentatalents #indiantalent #india #indiansoccer #indianfootball #indianacademy #indianfootball⚽ #AIFF #pride #soccer #football

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The 19-year-old was congratulated by Indian team's head coach for the U-17 World Cup, Luis Norton de Matos.

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Congratulations my dear Sanjeev!!You signed a contract with a professional team from the Portuguese Premier League!!You have fullfilledyour dream of coming play in European football. You deserves.Looking back on the time we spent together on a extraordinary adventure that was playing the U17 World Cup in your beautiful country🇮🇳.It was a pleasure to coach you and see your football growth that made you the best left full back of U19 in Indian football. Continue with your inner strength , with your courage and your dedication to work and will see that you will be rewarded. Keep your smile. I wish the best success.❤️ #sanjeev#indianarrows#indianfootball#carmentatalents#grupodesportivodasaves#portuguesefootball#nortondematos#familianorton#number5#

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"Congratulations my dear Sanjeev!! You signed a contract with a professional team from the Portuguese Premier League!! You have fulfilled your dream of playing in European football. You deserve. Looking back on the time we spent together on an extraordinary adventure that was playing the U17 World Cup in your beautiful country," stated the Portuguese on his Instagram handle.

Stalin is best known for taking the corner that found the head of Jeakson Singh who thus scored India's only goal in the U-17 World Cup.

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