SAO PAULO – 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 2009.
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 2009. 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.