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David Villa defends his good relationship with Leo Messi in Barça

Published:14/11/2019 - 08:25h

Updated:14/11/2019 - 08:25h

David Villa announced on Wednesday that he will retire in a few months, and reviewed a career full of success. The spaniard defended that during his time at Barça, his relationship with Leo Messi was good

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The Wednesday 13 November 2019 is an important day in the history of the Spanish football, because David Villa announced his withdrawal. The player of the Vissel Kobe warned in a press conference that will not hang the boots with immediate effect, but that the next 2 January 2020, after the final of the Glass of the Emperor, will put an end to a full career of successes to his 38 years (fulfils them the next 3 December).

The Asturian did a review to his dilated path in his appearance in front of the means, and remembered with affection his stage in the FC Barcelona. It is evident that Sporting of Gijón and Saragossa, where despuntó in the football of elite, and Valencia, where did big, have an emotional value higher, but the tip values with illusion his go through the Camp Nou, even more prolific to level of statistics.

The one of Langreo closed completely a delicate chapter that analysed during his stay in the City Condal, where commented that it did not carry too well with Leo Messi. The champion of the world with the Spanish selection was contundento with regard to this subject, and elogió to the of Rosary after warning that yes there was tuning between both: "Never I had any controversy with Messi, neither with him neither with any mate".

"To Messi consider him a big mate of profession and seat me very lucky to having played to his side", underlined. Both shared football, goals, assistances and titles in the Barcelona group, of where the 'guaje' left with three Leagues, a Champions, a Glass of Rey, a Supercopa of Europe, two Supercopas of Spain and a World-wide of clubs, a list of winners to take into account.

His global contribution was 48 so many and 24 assistances in 119 meetings, in which it stands out one above the rest. In the final of the Champions of 2011 marked both, in a duel against the Manchester United that finish with a 3-1. This appointment is considered one of the best in the stage of Pep Guardiola in the bench, and Villa also considers it special: "My goal preferred was in Wembley in the final of Champions with the Barça in front of the United".

Villa, ilusionado for going back to coincide with Iniesta

Villa could not avoid during his farewell show his illusion by a new adventure with Andrés Iniesta, with the one who shared changing room in the Barça, in the Spanish selection champion of the Eurocopa and the World-wide and now once again in the Vissel Kobe: "This month and half that remains us gives me a lot of joy can finish to your side. He is like a bull, playing to a fantastic level. Still it has more rope for while and ojalá lengthen it to the possible maximum".

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