Wallace Souza, one of the leaders of Brazil Volleyball National Team to Rio Olympics Gold where he was named Best Opposite Spiker of the competition, will stay in Sada Cruzeiro for one more season.
Now a veteran player who retired from the Brazil National Team last year with the Olympic gold medal from Rio in his pocket, he has achieved the most successes on a club level exactly with Sada Cruzeiro.
In his first term with the Contagem side (2009-2016), he won 4 Brazilian Championships (plus one last season), 2 FIVB Club World Championships (plus one last season) and 3 South American Championships (plus one last season).
Individually, defending the colors of same club, the 34-year-old legendary player was named MVP of the FIVB Club World Championship and South American Club Championship one-time each, among other awards.
Wallace apart, there are several more signatures: Argentine setter Nicolás Uriarte and middle blocker Lucas Saatkamp ’Lucão’, as well as setter Rodrigo Ribeiro (from APAN/Eleva Blumenau) and outside hitter Gabriel Vaccari (from Tourcoing, France).
Moreover, extensions with outside hitter Rodrigo Leão ’Rodriguinho’ and middle blocker Otávio Pinto.