Today Lokomotiv officially announced the departue of Rodolfo Dantas Bispo for Brazilian powerhouse Gremio. The transfer, which have been on the lips of everyone in the past week was settled today in the evening as Lokomotiv and Gremio settled out all the formalities of the transfers. The 28 year old Brazilian will be joining Gremio on a year-loan.
Upon his transfer to Gremio, Rodolfo admitted with fclm.ru that such transfer brought him mixed-feelings. He stated that although he's ecstatic that he will be able to return back to his country with his family, at the same time he also felt sad as he spent 4 beautiful years at Lokomotiv and in the process the club and its fan became his second family for him.
In light of this he stressed the fact that his contract expire in 2013 and this separation will not be a definite one and thus he won't be saying goodbye but just see you later! Respect the man!
Rodolfo joined Lokomotiv from Dynamo Kiev in 2007. Over the 4 seasons Rodolfo made 97 appearances for Lokomotiv in all competitions and found the net 9 times. During his time in Moscow, Rodolfo also managed to add the Russian Cup medal to his trophy cabinet.
ALL THE BEST RODOLFO AND I HOPE THAT NEXT YEAR YOU WILL BE BACK STRONGER THAN EVER!!