On Sunday Real Bétis’ stadium will make a bit of history when the team captain Joaquin is set to pass Barcelona’s iconic star Xavi Hernandez in seventh position on the list of players to have made the most appearances in La Liga.
It is a great achievement for the 37 years old player.
He has a very long career and he is very appreciated.
Even if he did not win much trophies (only two copa del rey in all his career) and unfortunately failed to be in Spain national team wich won two Euro cup and one world cup from 2008 to 2012 it doesn’t matter, he is loved by Spanish football fans because he’s one of their favourite sons.
His career was not always great, he had to pass through some very hard and bad moments but there he is, an happy player who enjoys a lot the time left he has to play until the end of this career, and at the end of the season he will probably also surpass Iker Casillas in the rank of most appeaerances in la liga if he is not injuried.
Joaquín is doing great, he has improve his skills and his style of play.
His contrat will end in 2020. He has the time to decide what he will do next. Continue reading