Matias Vina
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Brazillian club Flamengo made a strategic move to bolster their performance in the defense as they agreed to sign Uruguayan defender Matias Vina for a total of €8 million upfront plus € 1 million in add-ons according to his performance in the upcoming season, per Romapress. The announcement of this signing has brought excitement among fans as the club looks to build strong in domestic and international competitions.

Matias Vina leaves Roma permanently after joining it back in 2021. The 26-year-old is comfortable in any position in the defense, which is a plus point for the Brazilian side. His gameplay aligns well with Flamengo’s attacking philosophy, as he possesses the ability to join the attack while maintaining defensive solidity. 

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Matias Vina to strengthen Flamengo’s defense

Flamengo’s coach, in a recent interview, highlighted Vina’s defensive skill set, describing him as a player who will add balance and depth to the side. Vina is also eager to contribute to his new side. The Uruguayan international has expressed his gratitude for Roma and is all set to start his next chapter with Flamengo. 

Matias joined Roma in 2021, leaving Palmeiras and played 44 matches before being loaned to Premier League side Bournemouth. Bournemouth had the option to buy but rather dropped the idea to make the transfer permanent. Vina came back to Roma and joined Italian club Sassuolo on loan. 

Matias Vina
Matias Vina (Source: Twitter)

After spending the last two years on loan, Vina finally made a permanent transfer to Flamengo for the upcoming season for a  total of €8 million. Flamengo’s fanbase has been supportive and excited with the signing of Matias Vina. Fans believe this move is a significant step towards reinforcing the team’s ambitions and will increase their chance of securing a better place in the upcoming season.

Vina made his senior international debut in a friendly against Costa Rica, coming up from the bench. The very next match he started was against the United States, which ended in a draw. Vina has made 35 international appearances since 2019 for Uruguay, including two in the World Cup. He is known for his versatility and technical skills and he is an amazing South American talent.

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