File photo shows Ralf of Corinthians raises the Brazil Serie A championship trophy after their match against Sao Paulo, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Nov 22, 2015. (PHOTO / VCG)
RIO DE JANEIRO - Former Brazil international midfielder Ralf has returned to his former club Corinthians on a free transfer, the Brazilian club said on Monday.
The 33-year-old agreed to terms with the reigning Brazilian Serie A champions after parting ways with Beijing Guoan in December.
"The pit bull is back," Corinthians said on their official Twitter account.
The Sao Paulo club also published images of Ralf training in the gymnasium on Monday and a video showing career highlights.
Local media reported that the new contract is valid until the end of 2019.
Ralf spent two full seasons with Beijing Guoan after joining the Chinese Super League club along with his former Corinthians teammate Renato Augusto in January 2016.
He played 352 matches for Corinthians from 2009 to 2015, scoring eight goals. During that time he won eight trophies, including two Brazilian Serie A titles, a Copa Libertadores and a FIFA Club World Cup.
China's courts created a network combining internet with legal services and improving technology for intelligent trials in 2017, said a report.19 February 2018
Alibaba and Tencent are two major players promoting mobile payments in China. Products from the two internet giants maintain dominance in the industry.19 February 2018
Chinese Americans have contributed to the success of the US, said Frank H Wu, chairman of Committee of 100.19 February 2018
Roland Mouret and Temperley worked their magic at London Fashion Week, showcasing their latest womenswear styles for the upcoming season.19 February 2018
Alexander Krushelnitsky, who competed in curling, was suspected of testing positive for meldonium, a banned substance that increases blood flow.19 February 2018
China's private investment funds rose 660 billion yuan in January to reach 11.76 trillion yuan, according to the Asset Management Association of China.19 February 2018
Copyright 1995 - 2017. All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily. Without written authorization from China Daily, such content shall not be republished or used in any form.