Kaka not renewing Orlando City contract at end of season

Orlando's chief executive Alex Leitao and majority owner Flavio Augusto da Silva thanked Kaka for his service to Orlando City.

By: Reuters | Published:October 12, 2017 2:25 pm
Kaka, Major League Soccer, Orlando City, Alex Leitao, Flavio Augusto da Silva Kaka joined Orlando City in 2014 and scored 25 goals in 77 appearances for the team. (Source: File)

Kaka will not renew his contract with Major League Soccer club Orlando City at the end of the season, the former Real Madrid and AC Milan midfielder has said.

Kaka, who won the World Cup with Brazil in 2002, joined Orlando in 2014 and scored 25 goals in 77 appearances for the team. “As you all know, my contract with Orlando City ends this year. My final decision is not to renew,” Kaka told reporters at a news conference with Orlando’s chief executive Alex Leitao and majority owner Flavio Augusto da Silva on Wednesday.

Leitao and da Silva thanked Kaka for his service to Orlando and said the club’s doors would always be open to the former world player of the year.

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