Concerning Cacau’s Contract

Though our club player Cacau's contract was scheduled to end on the 30th June 2015, the club and the player have decided to end the terms of the contract on this day.

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■ Name: Claudemir Jerônimo Barretto
■ Registered name: Cacau
■ D.O.B: 27.03.1981 (34 years old)
■ Nationality: Brazilian, German
■ Height, weight: 1.79m, 74kg
■ Position: Forward
■ Career history: 
1999-2001 SV Turkgucu-Ataspor Munchen, 31 matches, 7 goals
2001-2003 - 1.FC Nuremberg, 44 matches, 8 goals
2003-2014 - VfB Stuttgart, 263 matches, 80 goals
2014-2015 - Cerezo Osaka, 27 matches, 7 goals
*As of 09.06.2015
■ National team career: Germany, 23 matches, 6 goals

■ Cacau's comments
"I have had some extremely invaluable experiences here at Cerezo Osaka. I thank all the players that worked hard with me on this side. As for the supporters that have constantly shown their support through these difficult times, I cannot begin to express my thanks for you. I intend to cherish these memories, even after I have returned to Germany. Thank you, everyone."

■ General Manager Okuma's comments
"I thank Cacau for giving his all and playing his hardest for Cerezo Osaka's fans, supporters, and team members, during his time on contract here. We will play the rest of our games as a team for Cacau, and hope to give him word that our side has been promoted to the J1 League."