Former Barcelona midfield talisman, Xavi Hernandez has been receiving tons of heart warming messages prior to his retirement plans which he made public few hours back.
The Spanish midfielder disclosed that he would be retiring from football at the end of the 2018/2019 season.
Being a man of quality and excellent recoreds, Xavi’s past performances have led to inflow of large number of messages even before the retirement he told us of.
The players clearly loves him so much and they just can’t help, there is time for everything and its Xavi’s time to leave the pitch.
Among the players who have already tweeted, is his former pair, Andres Iniesta.
The two were termed ‘the midfield computers’ while they were still together at Camp Nou.
Indeed they were, and they really played an integral part in Barcelona’s wins back then.
Iniesta seem to not have quickly forgotten the old days as he wrote in his native language saying;
“El mejor socio. Un privilegio crecer y compartir a tu lado toda mi carrera y los mejores momentos. Un ejemplo de profesional. Gracias por todo lo enseñado al mundo del fútbol.
La mejor de las suertes en esta nueva etapa, Xavi!! 😉”
“The best partner. A privilege to grow and share at your side all my career and the best moments. An example of a professional. Thank you for everything you’ve taught the world of football.
The best of luck in this new stage, Xavi! 😉”-translated from Spanish by Microsoft.
But not just Iniesta, also the Spain’s former national striker, Fernando Torres also hearts the midfielder as he quickly tweeted saying;
“Nunca habrá otro como tú Xavi. Ha sido un enorme privilegio jugar y ganar a tu lado. Disfruta de lo que queda de temporada y mis mejores deseos para lo que viene. Gracias por lo mucho que le has dado al fútbol. #GraciasXavi”
“There will never be another like you Xavi. It has been a huge privilege to play and win by your side. Enjoy what’s left of the season and my best wishes for what’s coming. Thank you for how much you’ve given to football. #GraciasXavi” -translated from Spanish by Microsoft.
Indeed the football world is going to miss the crafts of Xavi Hernandez. View more tweets below.
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