Di Maria joins Benfica as free agent for second stint


On Wednesday, Angel Di Maria completed a significant milestone in his European career as he returned to Portuguese club Benfica, where he previously played from 2007 to 2010 before moving from Argentina. Benfica welcomed him back with a video announcement, expressing their excitement for his return. The 35-year-old winger, reportedly agreeing to a one-year contract, began his successful journey at Benfica before making a major move to Spanish powerhouse Real Madrid. During his time at Real Madrid, Di Maria achieved great success, winning a league title, two domestic cups, and the prestigious Champions League.

Following his seven-year tenure with Paris St. Germain, Angel Di Maria had a stint with Serie A club Juventus during the previous season. However, his career trajectory has now led him back to Benfica. Notably, Di Maria will reunite with his compatriot and close friend, Nicolas Otamendi, who was also his teammate for Argentina during their victorious World Cup campaign last year. This news comes from Reuters, highlighting the exciting prospect of the two Argentine players reuniting at their new club..

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