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Flamengo signs Chile midfielder Maldonado

Flamengo signs Chile midfielder Maldonado

Flamengo signed Chile defensive midfielder Claudio Maldonado on a one-year contract on Wednesday.
The 29-year-old Maldonado, a regular for Chile, was without a club since leaving Turkey's Fenerbahce in June. He previously played for Brazil's Santos and Cruzeiro.
Brazil's most popular club, Flamengo also said on Wednesday it signed former Internacional defender Alvaro.
Flamengo has lost three matches in a row in the Brazilian league and is 14th in the 20-team standings with 27 points from 21 matches.