Sidekicks Player Comes Out of Retirement…Again

by Alex S

Alex S.

Ricardinho Cavalcante re-signs with the Sidekicks for the 2019-2020 season

(ALLEN, TEXAS: November 27th, 2019) The Dallas Sidekicks have re-signed defender Ricardinho Cavalcantefor the 2019-2020 Major Arena Soccer League season. Ricardinho has been with the Sidekicks since the 2012-2013 season. Per team and league policies, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

This season Ricky will play a dual role as both a player and an assistant coach for the Sidekicks. He is a staple both on and off the field for the franchise and he is back and ready to take the team to a playoff run. Ricky has coached for various clubs throughout the metroplex and is imparting his vast soccer knowledge on the younger generations to keep the sport growing in the United States. Cavalcante went to Dom João Maria Ogno in Brazil for school. He likes traveling with his family and eating Feijoada. He is a soccer coach at The Pit.

"Fantastic to have to him back! In a game where people believe pace and power are so important we are so lucky to have such a creative genius here to mentor our young guns," Director of Soccer Operations Jesse Llamas said.

Don’t miss out on any of the fun this season! Call the Sidekicks front office today at 469.393.0165 and snag your season or single-game tickets. The Sidekicks first home game is on Dec. 14that 7.05PM at the Allen Event Center against the Monterrey Flash.



The Dallas Sidekicks is an American professional indoor soccer team of the Major Arena Soccer League. The organization was established in 1984, is headquartered in Allen, Texas, and plays all home games at the Allen Event Center. Follow the Sidekicks at and on their social media.
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The Major Arena Soccer League represents the highest level of professional arena soccer in the world. The MASL features teams across North America, with teams playing coast-to-coast in the United States and Mexico. The MASL is currently incorporated as a 501(c)6 not for profit corporation formed to promote the business and sport of arena soccer.