Mumbai City FC signs Brazilian Ygor Catatau on loan

Catatau's move to Mumbai City FC will be his first experience playing outside of his native Brazil.

FILE PHOTO: In March 2021, the 26-year-old player was loaned to Série B side EC Vitoria, where he made 27 appearances for the club and scored three goals, including one assist to his name.

Mumbai City FC signed striker Ygor Catatau on a season-long loan from Brazilian side Madureira Esporte Clube.

Catatau first played for Madureira's first team in 2015 after kick starting his professional career with the club. After being loaned out to clubs like Barra da Tijuca and Boa Esporte in his initial years, Catatau signed a one-season loan deal with CR Vasco da Gama, where he featured in the Brasileiro Série A and Copa do Brasil during the 2020-21 season. 

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Earlier in March 2021, the 26-year-old player was loaned to Série B side EC Vitoria, where he made 27 appearances for the club and scored three goals, including one assist to his name. Catatau's move to Mumbai City FC will be his first experience playing outside of his native Brazil.

Ygor Catatau said, "Joining Mumbai City and coming to the ISL is a new challenge for me in my career and I'm extremely excited about it. For all of us at the club, we want to deliver in what I'm aware is going to be an important season for us. I'm ready to give my very best to our fans and I hope we can enjoy great moments together."

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