Luis Nani, the Portuguese international continues his career in Australian football after he signed a two-year deal with Melbourne Victory, 4-time A-League champions. Nani revoked his contract with Italian Venezia after their relegation from Serie A the previous season, after he found the 8th club of his professional career quickly and his second outside Europe having played with Orlando City in MLS.
Melbourne Victory confirmed the signing in July and Tony Popovic, the coach reacted by saying that they are proud to be able to recruit a player who is as good as Luis Nani to their Club and believe he is going to be an impressive asset for Melbourne Victory and the whole A-League. He enjoyed an incredibly successful career at the international, as well as club level and they think his experience and quality will be the key in achieving their ambitions this season.
Nani is wearing his familiar no. 17 shirt for the most popular club in Australia and told reporters he was enthusiastic about his brand-new venture south he is excited to be coming with Melbourne Victory in A-League and he is looking forward to the challenge ahead. He also said at the time that they spoke to Tony, the coach, and he knew that Melbourne Victory is the Club, which wants to achieve success and he wants to play a role in helping the team achieve that.
According to him, the fans of Melbourne Victory are not just the best in the league but they fight the atmosphere in Europe and he is looking forward to being a part of the field in a Victory shirt and playing for the club this season. Luiz Nani joins fellow Portuguese Roderick and the defender serves the role of the vice-captain after joining Victory from Wolverhampton.