David Villa in one of his last parties with the Barça


David Villa announces his official football withdrawal

Published:13/11/2019 - 16:27h

Updated:13/11/2019 - 16:29h

David Villa has officially announced his retirement from football on Wednesday. The mythical Asturian striker will say goodbye in December, when the season ends in Japan. The 'Guaje' triumphed in Valencia, FC Barcelona and Atlético

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David Villa is for a lot of the best forward of the history of the Spanish football. The Asturian tip has gone through varied of the best teams of Spain, including, as it could not be of another way, to the FC Barcelona. After a successful and durable career, the own attacker has announced this Wednesday his official withdrawal of the football.

'The Guaje' has left it clear in a press conference with the Vissel Kobe, his current team. "It wanted to leave I the football and no that the football left me to my. It carried years thinking it. When raisins of some age know that it can arrive anytime. I have worked my head and with my people to see that it was not simple. Your body does not warn you. It found me with strengths and after reviewing the path, only renewed a season. This season has arrived me more this thought inside saying that it is the moment. I can put in risk this lemma that have imposed me and is not a decision of a day neither of two. It is very consulted with the people that knows me and wants me and have taken it this year", announced.

Visibly thrilled, the forward appreciated to his club, to his family and to his children all the support that has had along his sportive career. Besides, it explained that it does not go to withdraw immediately and that will expect at the end of the Emperors Cup, the title that has Kobe at stake right now. The competition contests on 21 December and the final would be the 2. Villa dreams with being able to withdraw with this title. "I am not me withdrawing. I will withdraw me on 2 January when we win the Emperors Cup in Tokyo", affirmed.

Andrés Iniesta, that has accompanied him during all his career in the Spanish selection and that has shared changing room with him this last year, was present in his goodbye. 'The Guaje' also agreed of him and signalled that it has been a great help to have it at the side and that thrills him can finish his career beside him. "This month and half that remains us gives me a lot of joy can finish to your side", aimed.

A forward of period in all his teams

The 'killer' Spanish despuntó in the Sporting of Gijón, later in the Saragossa, but did not go until his arrival to Valencia when it earned a distinct dimension. As 'che' turned into one of the best forwards of Europe and triumphed with the T-shirt of the selection. Later it left to the FC Barcelona, where adapted to a new position and also triumphed. It played a year in the Athletic of Madrid and, as it could not be of another way, also stood out, and when it decided to leave the football of elite left to the Melbourne City, to the New York City, and now, finish his career in the Vissel Kobe.

Between his a lot of attainments find a World-wide and a Eurocopa with the selection, a Champions League, three Leagues, three Glasses of Rey, three Supercopas of Spain and a Mundialito of Clubs. In all and each one of these titles was differential and had a paper stood out. 'The Guaje' sacks with the maximum honours and with near of 380 goals to turn into a forward of period.

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