David Villa, the top scorer of the Spanish selectionHe announced on Wednesday that he will retire from football when the Japanese league season ends. Villa, who has played in Japan with Vissel Kobe since the beginning of this year, made the announcement on his official Twitter account.
“After 19 years as a professional I have made the decision to leave football at the end of the season. Thanks to all the teams, coaches and teammates that have allowed me to enjoy this dream race, ”the attacker wrote.
“My goal is to put the icing on it by winning the Emperor’s Cup with the Vissel Kobe on January 1. From then on, I will continue to enjoy all the projects in which we are working with the DV7 Group. Thank you for all your love. ”
town, 37, began his career at Sporting de Gijon, and later passed Real Zaragoza, Valencia, Barcelona and Atletico de Madrid before leaving Spain in 2014 to sign for the New York City of MLS. There was also a brief period given in Melbourne City.
He won two League titles with Barca and one with Atletico among other trophies, in addition to conquering the Champions League in 2011 with the Catalans, scoring in the 3-1 victory over Manchester United in the final. Villa also won the 2008 Eurocup and the 2010 World Cup with Spain. He retired from international football in 2014 and remains the top scorer in his country, with 59 goals in 97 games.
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