Ex-Porto star Hulk threatens to quit Brazilian club after ‘unacceptable’ fan criticism
Ex-Porto star Hulk has threatened to leave Atletico Mineiro following ‘unacceptable’ criticism from fans of the club’s poor form.
The 36-year-old Brazilian has played for the club since 2021 but is now looking to move away.
Speaking after a 1-0 loss to Palmeiras, Hulk believes his side’s supporters have been tough on him and the team – despite Hulk. [his] better.’
“As long as there’s a chance for us to fight, we’ll do our best,” Hulk explained when speaking to ESPN.
‘Me, for example, I did not imagine playing the 90 minutes today, coming [back] calf injury is very difficult, but I managed to play’
Hulk was clearly unhappy with the reaction to the loss and took things further by asking to leave if this behavior continued.
“I have a lot of respect for the [club] and the fans, but if you think it’s not intensity, if you think I’m not trying, just say so and I’ll leave.
Hulk moved to Atletico Mineiro after spending four years plying his trade in China for Shanghai Port FC.