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Barcelona star to retire at end of season



Jordi Alba, Barcelona player

Jordi Alba, Barcelona player

Jordi Alba will leave FC Barcelona at the end of this season, one year before his contract expires after 11 years at FC Barcelona, ​​the Catalan club said in a statement on Wednesday.

“FC Barcelona and Jordi Alba have reached an agreement to terminate the player’s contract with the club until the end of the 2023-2024 season,” the statement said.

“FC Barcelona would like to publicly thank Jordi Alba for the professionalism, dedication, dedication and always positive and intimate attitude that he has always shown to all levels of the Barça family. I wish you good luck and success in the future.Barça will always be your home, ”he added.

Alba joins Barcelona Joined at an early age from Valencia in 2012, he won 19 titles with the Catalan club.Six of those were in the Spanish league (the last of the season) and one in the Champions League (2015).

The 34-year-old veteran has been a key figure in the team over the past decade, shining in defense and on the left flank despite being relegated to youngster Alejandro Barde this season.

Jordi Alba has scored 27 goals and assisted 91 in 450 appearances for Barcelona.. With the announcement of his departure from the club, he will follow in the footsteps of another iconic player like Sergio Busquets, who will also leave the club at the end of the season.

Both will face Mallorca in their final home games at Camp Nou on Sunday.
with the spanish team Jordi Alba had the important Eurocup title in 2012, scoring in La Roja’s 4-0 victory in the Kiev final against Italy.

Source: Diario.Elmundo

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