Spain’s all-time top goalscorer David Villa Retires From Active Football



David Villa has confirmed that he will retire at the end of Japan’s J-League season next month. He is Spain’s all-time top goalscorer.
In his entire 19-year playing career, he has won the 2010 World Cup and the 2008 European Championship with his home country Spain. He has also won two La Liga titles and the Champions League with the Spanish giants Bacelona.
He currently plays for Vissel Kobe, he also spent four seasons in the United States with New York City.
Business wise, he will become an investor in Queensboro FC, a new franchise based in the New York district of Queens that will play in the second tier of US football.
In a statement on social media, he wrote: “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 team-mates that have allowed me to enjoy this dream career.
“Thank you to my family, that has always been there to support me through good and hard times. It is my objective to put the cherry on top by winning the Emperor’s Cup with Vissel Kobe on January 1st.
“From then on, I will continue to enjoy football through all the projects that we’re currently developing with DV7 group. Thank you for all the love.”
David Villa scored scored a total number of  59 goals for Spain national team and so far featured  in three World Cups.

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