Tottenham signing Sandro: Emotional leaving Internacional
But he expresses his determination at furthering his career at Spurs and feels he experienced the perfect send-off to life in his homeland.
He told the Spurs website: "It was a fantastic moment to win the Copa Libertadores. I was understandably delighted to win it with teammates who I have been with for many years.
"Internacional helped me grow as a footballer and a person from a very young age and it was a great achievement to leave on such a high.
"It was a fantastic achievement and now I hope to have many more successes with my new team. I have a fantastic opportunity here at Tottenham I am absolutely delighted to be here."