Cagliari midfielder Pedro second dopinggeval in Serie A

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Joao Pedro is on Friday by the Italian football federation provisionally suspended. The 26-year-old Brazilian midfielder of Cagliari is hydrochlorothiazide found.

That is a diuretic agent that can serve as a masking of prohibited products.

Pedro tested positive for a check-up after the away game against Sassuolo, in mid-February, which is in a goalless draw (0-0) ended.

Pedro is interestingly enough not the first player this season in the Serie A to be punished for doping.


Fabio Lucioni was in January for a year suspended. The 30-year-old Italian defender of Benevento tested in september after the home game against Torino (0-1) is positive on clostebol, an anabolic steroid.

Pedro was doing a good season in the shirt of Cagliari. In 23 official matches in the first team of the club he made six goals, and he gave also an assist.

Pedro played in the past for Estoril, Desp. Brasil, Santos FC, US Palermo, Penarol and Vit. Guimaraes and Atletico-MG.

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