The midfielder of Petro Atlético de Luanda, Ricardo Job Estévão, known as the “wonder kid”, announced on Monday 20, the end of his career as a footballer, after having played 15 years in the service of the tricolor team..THE
At 34 years of age, Ricardo Job Estevão said that the 5,490 days he “slept and woke up thinking about Petro. Those were days of pure passion, of joy, of crying, of defeats and victories”, he summed up proudly.
At the service of Petro, who left the ASA in 2008, the athlete won nine titles, three of them as champion of Girabola, five Angola cups and one Super Cup.
Feints and assists were Job’s great marks, while he was at Petro’s service, but it was in the national football team, for which he played 43 games, where he scored 4 goals, having been nicknamed the “marvelous kid”.
The number 11, who was also the captain, ends his career as a player, but will remain at Petro in other roles.
“Life is made of cycles, because everything that begins, one day ends. And now I need to start a new chapter”, he said in a video published on the club’s official page on the social network Facebook.
Recently Job was honored by the club with the title of “master of assists”. The tribute shirt received from his former field colleague, now a colleague in sports management at the club, Gilberto Amaral.