By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former Seleção striker Adriano resigned from Flamengo yesterday after failing to return to match fitness. The man known as O Imperador had rejoined the Rubro-Negro in August for a third spell but bid goodbye without even entering the field of play.
Having asked for time off over the weekend, the athlete was spotted in a Barra nightclub, seemingly inebriated for the second time in a matter of weeks. With Flamengo . . .