Son of Brazil legend signs for Sporting CP

The baby which Bebeto was celebrating in 1994 is now 23 years old and has just sealed a move to Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon

Bebeto (centre)

Who remembers Bebeto popular celebration style of him holding his two hands together like he is carrying a baby?

Bebeto at the 1994 FIFA World Cup created the ‘rock the baby’ celebration which footballers till today uses to celebrate a goal when they welcome a baby.

The baby which Bebeto was celebrating in 1994 is now 23 years old and has just sealed a move to Portuguese side Sporting CP.

Mattheus Oliveira is a midfielder who started his career with Brazilian club Flamengo in 2012 before joining Portuguese side Estoril.

He just sealed a move to Sporting, where he signed a contract until 2022.

“I chose the Sporting CP because of the greatness of the club,” Oliveira told the official website of Sporting CP.

“I am very happy with this opportunity and I did not even think twice when the opportunity arose. Because of the history of this team and the players who have been here, I also want to create history at Sporting.”

His legendary dad, Bebeto was excited with his new signing tweeting; “So proud of you, son!!! Continue working hard and with humility you will go far!! Then you can enter into the history of Sporting!!”

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