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Hulk Asks Opponent Whether He Could Join Rival During Match

Borussia's Jonas Hofmann, left, and Erik Durm, right, stop Zenit's Hulk during the Champions League soccer match between Zenit St.Petersburg and  Borussia Dortmund at Petrovsky stadium in St.Petersburg, Russia, on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
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Lee WalkerUK Managing EditorFebruary 26, 2014

Players have tried to manipulate transfers in many ways through the years, but Brazilian Hulk has found a new method.

Asking mid-match.

The veteran striker issued his come-and-get-me plea during Zenit St. Petersburg's Champions League match with Borussia Dortmund, according to

Hulk clearly fancies a switch to the Bundesliga, according to BVB's Sebastian Kehl.

"Hulk asked me if could play in Dortmund from the summer, but I don't know if we could afford him!" Kehl said after the game.

The Brazilian international clearly does not fancy another cold winter in Russia. 

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