Brazilian Ricardinho signs for Victory
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Brazilian striker Ricardinho has signed for two-time Australian A-League champions Melbourne Victory.

Ricardinho, 26, penned a two-year contract shortly after arriving in Melbourne on Thursday and was introduced to his new team-mates at training.

The forward played with Brazilian clubs before moving to South Korea's Jeju United last year, scoring five goals, before heading back to Brazil.

"He's a very quick and very skilful player who will no doubt prove a real handful," Victory coach Ernie Merrick said.

"It's been a long process, but we've said all along we wouldn't be rushed into signing just any old striker and our patience was rewarded when Ricardinho agreed to come."