January 3, 2017 / 5:12 PM / 9 months ago

Soccer-Juventus sign Venezuela captain Rincon

Jan 3 (Reuters) - Juventus have signed Venezuela captain Tomas Rincon from Serie A rivals Genoa, the Italian champions said on Tuesday.

Juve paid 8 million euros ($8.3 million) for the 28-year-old defensive midfielder, who has signed a four-year contract with the Turin club.

Rincon played for Bundesliga side Hamburg SV for five years before moving to Italy in 2014 and he has represented his country 81 times.

Reporting by Ed Osmond; Editing by Toby Davis

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