July 15, 2024

The Spanish striker Roberto Soldado introduced this Thursday the “finish to 21 years of profession” with a farewell message on social networks, a protracted profession in soccer during which he was worldwide with Spain and went via Actual Madrid, Osasuna, Getafe, Valencia, Tottenham Hotspur, Villarreal, Fenerbahce, Granada and Levante.

“Right this moment I put an finish to 21 years of profession, and with that I put an finish to a dream that I by no means thought would come true, a lot much less that it could final so lengthy,” mentioned the participant himself in a video that he posted on social networks, with a few of his targets.

Soldado, 38 years outdated and skilled within the Actual Madrid youth academy, performed the final two seasons at Levante, the place he got here from Granada. The Valencian striker left Madrid in 2008, the yr during which he was league champion, spending a yr earlier on mortgage at Osasuna, heading to Getafe, the place he demonstrated his nice scoring capacity to signal for Valencia.

Within the ‘che’ staff he even elevated his figures, which drew the eye of the European golf equipment. Tottenham took over his companies however did not get his full potential within the Premier. Soldado later went via Villarreal, Turkish Fenerbahce and Granada, leaving his aggressive stamp in each minute he performed.

“Due to colleagues, associates, household, coaches and followers who’ve accompanied me on this journey, endlessly”, Soldado ends in his video, with a number of the most lovely and decisive targets of his profession, with all his groups, being the most effective nationwide scorer in 2006 (in Second Division) and in 2012.

However, the Valencian striker was worldwide with the decrease classes of the staff, champion of Europe Underneath-19, till debuting with absolutely the with Luis Aragones in 2007. Virtually 5 years later, Vicente del Bosque had him once more, though He didn’t play any main match, scoring the purpose (2-1) of the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in opposition to Brazil the place Spain was runner-up.