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Fabio Simplicio joins Cerezo Osaka

July 27, 2012
By ESPN staff
Fabio Simplicio has moved to J-League side Cerezo Osaka after leaving Roma.

The former Brazil international midfielder joined Roma in 2010 but slipped down the pecking order at the Stadio Olympico.

His contract there was terminated a year early by mutual consent, and Cerezo - 15th in the J-League and just two points clear of the relegation zone - came in for him.

"I understand that the club [are] in a tough situation," the 32-year-old said. "That's why I want to ...

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