Italy: Lube complete a long-anticipated transfer – Ricardo Lucarelli1 min read
The Italian club volleyball powerhouse Cucine Lube Civitanova announced the hiring of Ricardo Lucarelli.
The Brazilian international, who has just returned from the conquest of the VNL with his national team, has officially joined Italian side after several months of anticipation of this big transfer.
Lucarelli has been an absolute super player, not only in Brazil but globally, for years, winning practically everything with the Brazil National Team: 1 gold at VNL (2021), 1 gold at the FIVB World Cup (2019), 3 gold medals in the South American Championship (2017, 2015, 2013), 1 gold at the Olympics (2016), and 2 gold medals at the FIVB World Grand Champions Cup (2016, 2013).
Last season in Itas Trentino, fierce rivals of Lube, was the first-ever season abroad of a 29-year-old player, who was individually awarded Best Outside hitter of the FIVB World League 3 times, FIVB World Championship once, and Rio Olympics once (and other individual titles).
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