FC Pune City signs Brazilian striker Diego Carlos

Diego Carlos, who's played for Brazilian and Russian clubs, will make his ISL debut with FC Pune City.

Diego Carlos kicked off his career with Brazilian club Flamengo.   -  SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

FC Pune City on Friday announced the signing of Brazilian striker Diego Carlos.

Carlos kicked off his career with Flamengo.

He went on to represent Brazilian clubs Duque de Caxias and Corinthians Alagoano.

In 2011, the Brazilian moved to Russia to play in the Russian National League representing Nizhny Novgorod, where he scored 10 goals in 31 appearances.

A season later, Diego moved to FC Luch-Energiya Vladivostok to join FC Ufa in 2012 where he scored eight goals for the club besides helping the club to move to the top division, the Russian Premier League.

“This is the beginning of a new chapter in my football career. I have heard great things about the league as well as FC Pune City. It will be good to play alongside my country mates Jonatan and Marcelinho,” said Carlos.