Fred the new Melbourne Heart captain

September 27, 2011
Star Brazilian midfielder Fred has replaced Simon Colosimo as captain of A-League soccer club Melbourne Heart.

Fred was a key member of the Melbourne Victory's first premiership side in his original one-year stint in the A-League in 2006-07.

He was lured back to Australia by the Heart for the upcoming campaign after a successful period in the US Major League Soccer.

"Fred has excited everybody at the club since his arrival," said Heart coach John van `t Schip.
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