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Emotional Juanfran pulls door at Atlético Madrid behind closed

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Juanfran is leaving Atlético Madrid. That has the 34-year-old Spaniard, since 2011 active in the team from the Spanish capital, announced on Thursday.

“These are my last days at Atlético”, said the defender at a press conference. “But I hope to go back to. That I really want, because this is my home. It was amazing and incredible years, the best of my career.”

Juanfran explained a contract extension of one year in addition to himself and is now looking for other challenges.

Juanfran began his career in a far away past short at Real Madrid, but came in 2011, over Espanyol and Osasuna, Atlético go. There he quickly grew into a fixed value. He played a total of 355 races, and conquered in 2014 the Spanish title. Also, he took the Spanish cup, Spanish super cup and two European Supercups in the trophy case. In 2012 and 2018 was he the winner of the Europa League.

With Diego Godin announced earlier also another old hand are saying goodbye at Atlético, after years of faithful service.