LA Galaxy signs Gabriel Pec

A 22-year-old forward, standout from Vasco da Gama, is set to make his way to the United States in a deal valued at 10 million dollars
Cruzeiro v Vasco da Gama - Brasileirao 2023
Cruzeiro v Vasco da Gama - Brasileirao 2023 / Pedro Vilela/GettyImages

Vasco da Gama is in the final stages of a negotiation that promises to reshape the course of the Rio de Janeiro-based club. Gabriel Pec, the talented 22-year-old forward who shone in the ranks of Vasco, is on the verge of transferring to the Los Angeles Galaxy in a transaction revolving around 10 million dollars.

The news of Pec's imminent move to the North American soccer scene represents not only a significant move in the transfer market but also a turning point for Vasco. The Rio-based club, which had rejected offers of 6 million euros the previous year, now views the LA Galaxy's offer favorably, indicating an appreciation for the player after a spectacular 2023 season.

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Gabriel Pec
Vasco da Gama v America MG - Brasileirao 2023 / Wagner Meier/GettyImages

With 14 goals and five assists in 50 games, the forward stood out as a leader in decisive contributions last year, surpassing his own previous records. The 2023 season was undoubtedly Gabriel Pec's most prolific since his professional debut at Vasco, even surpassing his achievements in 2021.

Gabriel Pec, called up for the Pre-Olympic squad, crowns his journey with Vasco with a transition to an international stage, promising to bring not only talent but also recognition to Brazilian soccer.