Paolo Guerrero has received bad news this week when he learned that the trial that follows the powerful Flamengo of Brazil would be close to causing a new hole in his bank accounts and according to information from Phillip Butters the financial future of the ‘Predator‘ It would look complicated for the future and the end of his career.
The communicator presented the front pages of the main newspapers in the capital, but stopped when one of them gave an account of the trial that Flamengo follow the ‘Predator‘ to return a millionaire amount of money. “Paolo in trouble, Flamengo asks for the amount he paid him in advance when he had his doping case. He tried in ordinary justice and the process is ongoing”, read the popular ‘Sabelón’.
“I’ve told Puchungo once: Paolo doesn’t have a good economic future, I know what I’m telling you. The doping thing was much more serious than is believed. He lost advertising contracts. For something he ‘needs’ to keep playing, I told Puchungo, and he doesn’t believe me…”, he expressed Butters.
Paolo Guerrero: Expenses vs. income
The situation of Paolo Guerrero It began to be complicated after that sanction for doping where he lost the sponsorship of important transnational brands. Its market value went from 8 million in dramatic decline since leaving Hamburg (2010). After the fateful 2017, its price was worth 3.5 million dollars and since 2020 this figure has fallen from 1.8 million euros to only 250 thousand euros according to the portal transfermarkt.
In October 2021 the ‘Predator‘ had to give up a significant sum of money to have his release from Inter de Porto Alegre and be able to treat his right knee injury in Germany. This expensive treatment would not have lowered 200 thousand euros, apart from the tickets and extra expenses in Europe.
The player also had to invest a similar amount in order to be treated in The Steadman Clinicin Denver Colorado where they were able to treat him satisfactorily and he had to complete the rest of his rehabilitation at the headquarters of EXERCISES in Arizonaas far as he got on the recommendation of his physical trainer Rodrigo Arayawho signed an exclusive contract to accompany him from December 2021 to July 2022.
These expenses have been important during the eight months in which the player did not work and his luxurious lifestyle as an attacker could not be afforded by the clothing firm ‘Infinite’ in which he invested a strong capital and still would not report the profits projected by its partners.
Paolo Guerrero will be summoned for trial with Flamengo
Paolo Guerrero found out this week Flamengo would notify him in Florianópolis according to information from the columnist and journalist of ‘globoesporte.br’, Ancelmo Goiswho announced that the Eighth Civil Chamber of Rio de Janeiro would send a summons to the club’s headquarters Avail FC in the framework of the trial for non-pecuniary damage filed by the ‘Mengao’ and for which he hopes to receive financial compensation from the Peruvian player.
The picture of Rio de Janeiro asks that the ‘Predator’ return approximately 350 thousand dollars (1.8 million reais) for image rights and not having played during the time he was sanctioned by the FIFA after testing positive benzoilecgoninaso he could not play a large part of the Brasileirao.
In May, the Justice of Brazil ruled in the first instance and gave the reason to the lawyers of Flamengowho demanded Paolo Guerrero return the sum demanded, but this resolution was appealed by the defense of the former captain of the White-red. Today the judge in charge of the case has requested the testimony of the current player of Avail FC to issue a second ruling.