1st September 2016
Congratulations to York College/i2i Football Development Centre graduates Romario Vieira and his twin brother Ronaldo, who have both signed contracts with Leeds United FC.
Romario, who left the College this summer, has signed a one-year professional contract with Leeds United, with an option for a further year, whereas his twin brother Ronaldo, who left the College in 2015, is already a first-team player and has had his contract extended for a further three years.
Picture: Romario playing at York College
Picture: Romario signing for Leeds Utd
Sarah Barbacane, Head of Sport at York College is delighted for Romario and Ronaldo, she says: “This is fantastic news for the twins and for the College. We are so proud of their achievements, having worked and trained incredibly hard. Their dedication to making it as a professional players has been quite remarkable and they are very deserving of this wonderful opportunity to progress in the professional game. They are superb role models for our students and everyone involved in the York College/i2i Football Development Centre wishes them every success in their footballing careers."