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Mumbai City FC sign keeper Roberto Volpato Neto & defender Lucian Goian for ISL-3!

Mumbai City - Roberto Volpato Neto - Lucian GoianIndian Super League franchise Mumbai City FC have signed Brazilian goalkeeper Roberto Volpato Neto and Romanian centre back Lucian Goian for the upcoming ISL-3.

37 year old Orleans-born Roberto Volpato Neto brings years of experience in Brazil, Portugal and Greece.

Roberto made his professional debut at Criciúma EC before joining Moreirense FC, Apollon Smyrni, Vitória Setúbal, Criciúma EC (second stint), Vasco da Gama, America-RJ, Moreirense (second stint), Ergotelis FC, America-RJ (second stint), Ituano FC, AA Ponte Preta, XV de Piracicaba, and EC Água Santa.

Former 33 year old Romanian junior international Lucian Goian was born in Suceava and has experience of having played in his native Romania and China.

Lucian Goian started his professional career with Foresta Fălticeni in his home town of Suceava like his brother older brother and Romanian international Dorin.

Thereafter the defender played for FC Onești, Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț, Dinamo Bucureşti, Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț (second stint), Dinamo București (second stint), and Astra Ploiești before Lucian signed for Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda in 2012. In 2013 he signed for China League One (second division) side Beijing Baxy before returning to Romania to play for FC Brașov and CFR Cluj.

Now Lucian Goian like Roberto Volpato Neto joins a club in India for the first time and join the ever growing foreign contingent at Mumbai City FC alongside Brazilian center back Gerson Vieira, Hungarian midfielder Krisztian Vadocz, Argentine attacking midfielder Matias Defederico and Haitian winger Sony Norde.

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