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Jonatan Lucca comes back to FC Pune City


Pune, 24thAugust 2017: - The Rajesh Wadhawan Group owned Indian Super League team FC Pune City bolstered their midfield by re-signing Jonatan Lucca for the 2017-18 season. The 23-year-old represented FC Pune City in 2016 edition making 14 appearances for them.



Speaking on the bringing back the Brazilian midfielder, FC Pune City CEO Gaurav Modwel said, “Lucca is a proven performer and a fan favourite too. He played close to 90 minutes in each of the games last season. Young and dynamic, Jonathan feels at home in Pune and believes he can best express himself as a player at FC Pune City.”



The Brazilian youngster began his career with local Brazilian club Internacional when he caught the eye of AS Roma. In his three-year stint with the Giallorossi, the midfielder scored nine goals in 32 appearances.

Expressing his excitement, Lucca said he is looking forward to his second stint with FC Pune City. “At FC Pune City, without a doubt, I got one of my best playing experiences. The team this season has gathered some quality signings and I am sure donning the Orange & Purple will only add further value to my career. Orange Army, here I come.”

About FC Pune City:
FC Pune City is an Indian Super League football team based out of Pune, Maharashtra. The club is co-owned by The Rajesh Wadhawan Group and Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan. The club was founded in 2014 and its home ground is the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Balewadi, Pune. The club is committed to making a difference not just at the senior level but also at the grassroots level of football in India.

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