Spanish Footballer David Villa Announces retirement at the end of Vissel Kobe’s season. Right Now is at age 37, and playing for Vissel Kobe.
In the press conference on Wednesday, he said: “I wanted to retire from football, not be forced to retire from football.”
He is at 376 goals in 752 club games, but he has still 3 matches left in his club career.
Villa was also part of Spain’s world cup winning squad in 2020. He is Golden Boot owner of European Championship in 2008, while helped La Roja to win that championship.
He also played alongside Messi, in Barcelona and won two La Liga titles, and champions trophy.
After Joining the Atletico Madrid La Liga Title numbers increased to three.
After 19 years as a professional, I have decided to retire from playing football at the end of this season. Thank you to all the teams, coaches and teammates that have allowed me to enjoy this dreamed career. Thank you to my family, that has always been there to support me. pic.twitter.com/E82vb3tNwT
— David Villa (@Guaje7Villa) November 13, 2019
In his 19 years of a football career, he played in Spain, Australia, Japan and America.
After the retirement, he planned and confirmed to become a lead investor in a new club in the USL Championship.