Rafa Márquez celebrating his last League with the FC Barcelona in 2010

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Rafa Márquez will withdraw after the World-wide of Russia

Published:9/06/2017 - 21:20h

Updated:9/06/2017 - 21:15h

The captain of the Mexican national selection of football and ex Barcelona Rafael Márquez, revealed that has the intention to finish his career like player, once that it conclude the World-wide Glass 2018 that will take place in Russia

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A gentleman, a reliable player, a leader in the saga. The ex Barcelona Rafa Márquez has announced this Friday that has the intention to finish his career like player once that it conclude the World-wide Glass 2018 that will take place in Russia.

The disclosure of the defence michoacano arrived in moments in that his name was confirmed this Thursday like one of the 23 players selected to face the Glass Confederations 2017, that will contest also in Russia of 17 June to 2 July next.

"My idea is to arrive to the World-wide and perhaps here withdraw me, surely will follow inside the professional football, do not know how, trainer or director, but like player, after the world-wide, will finish my career", declared the ex player of the FC Barcelona, that carries 21 years in active.

Márquez was key piece in the era Rjikaard

All the Barcelona fans will remember the elegance of Márquez. The injuries did not accompany him in his last years in the club, but his solvency in defence and the tandem that formed with Puyol is something unforgettable. 

It was from the year 2003 until 2010, forming part of the team that attained the triplete with Pep Guardiola. It marked 12 goals and conquered 12 titles. "Always I will carry to the Barça in my heart", said in his farewell like culé. 

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