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Javi Fuego announces his retirement after 590 games in professional football

07/23/2021 at 2:27 PM CEST

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Midfielder Javi Fuego announced today that he is ending his sports career after 17 seasons in professional football In which he played a total of 590 games for Sporting, Levante, Recreativo de Huelva, Rayo Vallecano, Valencia, Espanyol and Villarreal.

Javi Fuego made his decision known with a letter published on his social networks and made public “after a deep reflection” with his family and in which he emphasizes that, looking back, he feels “very lucky for everything lived“.

Most of his letter is intended to thank, first of all, his family for instilling “the values ​​of effort, humility and honesty”, the coaches – “I have learned from all” – as well as everyone’s employees. the clubs he has shared with “so many things in these years“.

Fuego also has words of thanks for all the teams in which he has played because they have allowed him “fulfill the dream of any child: to be a professional gamer“and also to his representative” for guiding “his steps in a career of which he is” proud. “

“And finally thanks to football for the dreams come true, for the daily effort, for the joys and disappointments, for the affection of the fans, for each game, for each state, for teammates, rivals, friends “says the player.

Javi Fuego is leaving “with the feeling of duty accomplished, of having been a good professional and a good colleague and a clear conscience from having put in all the effort every day “of his career.

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