Monday, December 11, 2023

Emotional farewell from Betis to Joaquín, who says goodbye to football: “I can’t ask for more”

The captain of Betis, Joaquin Sanchezstood out after playing his last game as professional at 41in the draw against Valencia (1-1), which “It’s a special day, a very beautiful day”, well, he has been with his “people”, his “family, in the club” that “gave him everything”, so You can’t “ask for more.”

“I am Joaquín thanks to them. Many emotions, many memories… A very beautiful day”, The fine winger from El Puerto de Santa María (Cádiz) stressed in statements to Movistar+, who did not stop crying throughout the game and, after being replaced after 60 minutes by Rodri, also on the bench and at the end of the match.

For Joaquin, “It has been a dream come true, much better than expected; I can not ask for more”and added about his family, who has seen him play for Benito Villamarín in his retirement as a professional and against one of his old teams, that his people “are part of this history”, of what he has “lived in these twenty-three years “.

“Thanks to them I am also Joaquín del Betis,” said the portuense, who, questioned by his tears at many moments of the night, emphasized that “It has all been very truemixed feelings when they shouted” his “name”, although he specified that he has tried to “control, but it was not easy”.

The eternal Verdiblanco captain also took the opportunity to send a heartfelt message to Beticismo. “I remain with the love of all my followers. I am going to continue alongside Betis, being one more bético defending this feeling ”he assured.


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