Xavi Hernandez leaves Barca after 17 seasons and beat all records
The words fail to reproduce what it has meant Xavi Hernandez for FC Barcelona and also for the Spanish team. With the announcement of his departure, not withdrawn yet, a player will almost unique in its kind and which, though intended, cost much to find a substitute. They can find someone like that, but not a Xavi.
Terrace footballer has waited for his team ended tying the league title to announce his departure from Barcelona, the club where he has played his entire career. Now, Xavi Barca change curiously jacket to wear white, the color that looks the Al Sadd of Qatar, his next team, the same that was Raul Gonzalez when he left Schalke 04.
Xavi Hernandez leaving the computer on which it has been 17 seasons since its debut in the hands of Van Gaal in 1998. With the backing of being world champion under 20 in Spain, receiving the award for one of the best players in the tournament, he had high hopes for a player named to be the successor of Pep Guardiola, although the road was not easy.
There were injuries, there were whistles when the supporters believed there was all he could give, there were moments that did not hold up were raised on more than one occasion his way out … In the end, Xavi found himself and Barcelona Xavi also found. Both the one and the other were needed to create each school and devise a special way of playing this sport.
So, the legacy of Xavi Hernandez goes beyond its long list title with Barcelona s and exceptional curriculum with the Spanish team, which was champion, and beyond your records that we all know. His legacy, his label, is his way of playing, a leader whose impact on the game, your team and the opponent, was much greater than that mark the numbers.
At 35, his move from Barcelona will not be a goodbye but a see you later. Everyone knows that the Barca captain will have the doors open wide club when back. If Xavi wants to follow linked to football in other areas such as coach or Manager, which has been their home surely is not going to refuse the post.