Dario Conca Joins Chinese Side Guangzhou Evergrande, Becomes Third Highest-Paid Player In World Football

Chris Wright

4th, July 2011


By Chris Wright

Chinese Super League side Guangzhou Evergrande have announced that they have completed a €10 million transfer for Dario Conca, an attacking midfielder from Brazilian side Fluminense (and 2010 Brazilian Player of the Year) which, you are probably thinking, isn’t altogether that startling in itself.

That is, until you catch wind of the personal terms that Conca has agreed to, which will see the 28-year old land a frankly ludicrous €26.5 million over the two-and-a-half years he’s signed up to at Evergrande – a wage that sees him third only to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in the world football money-raking pecking order.

Nice work if you can get it, eh?

Somewhere, Emmanuel Adebayor’s ears are beginning to softly twitch…

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  1. Milos says:

    Dario Conca is a great player. This is most unknown football transfer

  2. LOL says:

    i like the adebayor bit hahahahaha

  3. Gino Annie? says:

    Brazilians + money go hand in hand. Never ever sign a brazilian. About as loyal as a cat. Conca is really ambitious with this move, 2010 brazilian player of the year now playing in China. Shows how much he loves football doesn’t it.

  4. MrMac says:

    Too bad hes argentinian then, ain’t it? Gino.

  5. CFC_Jay says:

    lol @ Gino Annie
    Dario Conca is from Argentina! :)

  6. victorSAQUA says:

    i´m from Brasil i am fluminense music of conca olê olê OLÊ OLâ CONCA CONCA.

  7. james thua says:

    Dario conca is a jugadorazo, before playing in fluminense of brasil juice in the catholic university of the Chilean football, the best equipment of the Chilean football .. his plays and passes were fundamental to go on from the catholic one of chili to the Brazilian football, a high signing, but the type costs it … give him conca give him!!!!

  8. jorge pichon says:

    conca…ohhh dale conca ohhh!!!!
    gran jugador esteeee!!!!…..creo que salio de river y el dt se lo ha perdido y no lo llaman a la seleccion argentina..esuche el 2010 que este si lo llamaban de brasil,este aceptaba…no puede ser que la argentina se de el lujo de perderlo y no llamarlo a la selecion,,,jugadozaro este tipo..dale conca dale ohh”….!!!

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