Twenty years after winning his second European Golden Shoe, given the top scorer with the Sporting jersey, Mario Jardel (currently 48) returned to Portugal to participate in the reality show da TVI, o Big Brother Famosos.
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Between 1996 and 2003, Mario Jardel won four national championships, three Portuguese Cups and four Super Cups.
The striker also won the European Golden Boot in 1999 while representing FC Porto, and in 2012 with Sporting.
Revealed by Vasco da Gama and Gremio de Porto Alegre, Jardel played for Galatasaray between spells at Porto and Sporting. After leaving Leo Club, such as Bolton, Ancona, Newell’s Old Boys, Goias, Beira Mar – in a short return to Portugal – Anorthosis, Newcastle Jets, Crisima, Ferroviario, America-C, Flamingo B, Al Taawon and Rio Negro – Sabah.
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