18-year old Brazilian winger Jo?o Felipe from Palmeiras is joining Slavia.Young Brazilian winger caught the eye of Slavia representatives during summer tournament CEE Cup in Prague where he belonged to the best players, scored two goals and added two assists. Joao Felipe Silva Estevam Aguiar was born on 24 June 2001 in Cruzeiro, Brazilia. He spent his youth career in Ituano FC in the city of Itu, Sao Paulo state. Last season he scored 5 goals in 20 competitive games. In June 2019 he moved to Palmeiras – nine-fold champions of Brazil - on loan for one year. In Slavia, Felipe joins the first team in their training but will play for Reserves in the ČFL (3rd tier) as part of his senior-football preparation.
“I am excited of everything, it’s a dream for every boy and I am full of emotions right now. I must thank God for my chance to be in Europe,” Joao Felipe said after signing his contract.
“The CEE Cup in Prague was very important. Even before the tournament started, our coach had told us that this could be our big chance. And I was aware of this fact a lot. Thank’s God it worked out and I got an offer,” added 18-year old midfielder.