Grmio midfielder Lucas Leiva praised Cruzeiro after successful Serie A for the 2023 Brazilian championship. The 35-year-old stated the Minas Gerais membership had been higher than any staff for the reason that begin of the second division.
At a press convention held this Thursday (22 September) in Porto Alegre, Lucas Leiva was stuffed with reward for Cruzeira. The defender additionally stated that he hopes Grmio will repeat Raposa’s steps within the nationwide competitors as quickly as doable.
“The entry (from Cruzeiro) was deserved, not a lot to say. From the primary spherical, the boys have been higher than everybody else. I had the chance to play towards them, a really well-armed staff and so they deserved it”, he started.
“They suffered in Serie B, the third 12 months, however they modified the scoreboard, the gamers purchased the thought and this entry was effectively deserved. We hope we will have fun in the identical approach quickly,” he concluded.
Cruzeiro gamers and followers are delirious and crying over Serie A entry
With the triumph, the heavenly membership reached 68 factors and is not overtaken by fifth place (Londrina). The title additionally appears effectively positioned. With the remaining seven rounds of the event, the gap to the Underwater Guild is 15 factors.
Finally, the midfielder who performed for Liverpool in England (2007/2017) and Lazio in Italy (2017/2022) said that Grmio is inspiring Cruzeira to realize their largest purpose of the season.
“This tough interval for the membership is coming to an finish, however we nonetheless have seven video games to go. Seeing Cruzeiro safe entry gave me a number of hope that we will quickly do what they did yesterday,” he concluded.