Rio – Former soccer star Romario walks with the sharp tongue. Ahead of the football CPI, the Rio daily senator has attacked the summit of Brazilian football and also vibrated with the progress of the investigations of the US Justice and Swiss on FIFA.
On Wednesday, visiting the office of Sports Minister George Hilton, however, the “Shorty” changed the agenda, exposing one of his other sporting flags: making footvolley one an Olympic sport. “One day I hope to see,” he says
“We showed him the importance of footvolley today in Brazil, and the minister promptly put a willingness to help. Once you arrange a meeting with members of the IOC (International Olympic Committee), he will also be present, “said the senator.
Even in professional playing days, world champion in 1994 and scorer of various competitions, Romario never hid his passion for this parallel mode, constantly being photographed in Rio’s beaches bateundo a ball in a different way.
The timing of the Olympic Games 2016 in his town are already closed. The organizing committee of the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 chose Monday five events that would have on your menu: Baseball / Softball (joint bid), karate, rock climbing, skateboarding and surfing. The IOC will decide on them in August 2016.
SOURCE: Journal O Dia