A former and a legend of Atlético hangs up the crampons. Emblematic captain of Atlético Madrid for 6 seasons, and in particular during the title year of 2014, Gabi announced his retirement, at 37, and after a last challenge to Al Sadd in Qatar.
“When I started playing football, I never imagined that I would achieve my dreams. Today it is time to put an end to my career as a professional player ”, soberly announced the defensive midfielder. The Colchoneros obviously thanked him for his 11 past seasons and 417 games played at the club.
Gabi, nuestro histórico capitán y leyenda, withdrew como jugador.🏧 11 temporadas en el primer equipo © ️ 6 como capitán rojiblanco⚽ 417 partidos oficiales🏆 6 títulos😍 Un honor haberte disfrutado en el campo con la rojiblanca 👏 ¡Eres grande, capi! 🔴⚪# AúpaAtleti
– Atlético de Madrid (@Atleti) November 29, 2020