- Associated Press - Thursday, July 24, 2014

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) - Basel has signed former Champions League-winning defender Walter Samuel on a one-year contract.

The 36-year-old Argentina international was a free agent after his nine-year spell at Inter Milan ended last season.

Samuel helped Inter to become European champion in 2010.

Basel has direct entry to the Champions League group stage this season after winning the Swiss title for a fifth straight year.

Basel president Bernhard Heusler said Samuel is “a very experienced player and, at the same time, a great personality.”

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide