HIGHLIGHTS | From Brazil's First Division, Robinho arrives in Columbus

Columbus Crew SC today announced that the club has acquired Brazilian 23-year-old midfielder Francisco Wellington Barbosa de Lisboa, better known as Robinho, from Ceara SC of Brazil’s First Division. The midfielder has made 119 appearances across all competitions in Brazil, scoring 14 goals.

The Black & Gold commence preseason training on Wednesday, Jan. 23, with the season opener taking place on March 2 at MAPFRE Stadium against the New York Red Bulls.