Benfica sells captain to Atletico Madrid

Updated: 27 July 2007 07:38 IST

Benfica has sold its captain Simao Sabrosa to Atletico Madrid for US$27.4 million, a record for the Lisbon club.

Benfica sells captain to Atletico Madrid
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Lisbon:

Benfica has sold its captain Simao Sabrosa to Atletico Madrid for US$27.4 million, a record for the Lisbon club.

The deal also gave Benfica an option to hire two of the Spanish team's players, Benfica said in a statement on Thursday, but provided no further details.

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