Real Madrid defender Arbeloa calls it a day
Real Madrid fans will be seeing their defender Alvaro Arbeloa for one final time on the field as the Spanish player will bid farewell to the Los Blancos side after their weekend’s match against Valencia.
The player has appeared in 152 matches for Real Madrid and scored 3 goals but his importance as a right back was of pivotal importance for Real Madrid in the past few years. He stayed at Liverpool for three years before joining Real Madrid in 2009. He had the privilege to play alongside the likes of Kaka, Cristiano Ronaldo and Benzema. He was part of the side that won the UEFA Champions League in 2012.
Former Real Madrid player and now a Bayern Munich player told Marca that Arbeloa was a great friend a skillful player.
“Firstly he is a friend, who I trust with everything, we have shared so many things together.”
He is a player with great charisma which lifts the dressing room.
“You know he will always act intelligently and professionally, he always puts the team and the club first.
“This is one example of his commitment and I see him linked to an important role at Madrid in the future.”He is a superb ambassador who deserves a great farewell.”