The athlete’s contract with Leão da Ilha runs until September 2026, with a fine set at R$50 million
Currently serving the Brazilian Under-17 National Teamat Copa do mundo from indonesiathe young right-back Pedro Lima, a highlight of the Sportis in the sights of clubs not only in Brazil, but also in Germany, Portugal, Spain, England and Italy. The information was confirmed by João Marcelo Barros, General Coordinator of the Rubro-negra base.
“No concrete proposal, there were several surveys. We were looking for a German, Portuguese, Spanish, English club… The club will obviously listen to any proposal, but we are not interested in negotiating it now”, stated the director.
Lima arrived at Leão da Ilha at the beginning of 2021, after being observed in the Meninos da Paraíba Project. Later that year, he won the Campeonato Pernambucano and the Aldeia Cup, both under-15. The following year he was again State champion, but for the Under-17s.
In 2023, he won the Coffee Tournament, a tournament promoted by Boston City, in Minas Gerais. And he was fundamental in the Brazilian Under-17 Cup campaign, where Rubro-negro was a semi-finalist. He recently renewed his contract until September 2026.
U17 World Cup
In the round of 16 of the under-17 World Cup, in Indonesia, Brazil was superior to Ecuador, won 3-1 and advanced to the quarterfinals. Pedro Lima, from Sport, contributed an assist. The 17-year-old, who has been a starter, has been having a great competition.
Now, the team awaits the definition of the opponent for the 24th, which will emerge from the confrontation between Argentina and Venezuela. The match between the South Americans takes place on Tuesday (21), at 9am.