Diego Godin widely regarded as one of the finest defenders in Europe, and because of that, he is likely to be top clubs' main interest for the past years. But all this time he is keen on stays with Atletico Madrid and being royal for the club for almost 9 years. But it has to end soon. His contract with Atletico Madrid will end in a few weeks and he'll leave the Spanish Capital.
Diego Godin has confirmed that he will leave Atletico Madrid at the end of the season. It is already confirmed that Diego Godin will leave Atletico Madrid and is prepared to move to Inter Milan. The Serie A club is expected to complete an agreement for Diego Godin in July with the Uruguayan set to become the club's highest earner on 6,75 million euro per season.
Diego Godin announced his imminent departure from Atletico Madrid at an emotional press conference on Tuesday in which he struggled to fight back the tears. In the press conference, he said that he is more nervous than for any games, mainly because these are going to be his last day at Atletico Madrid. Diego Godin also mentioned that Atletico Madrid has been his family, his club and his home for the past 9 years. So it's very hard for him to say goodbye. But for all the years he's spent with the club, he had a wonderful time and he wanted to say thank you to all of them who support him for the past years.
Diego Godin Think It's The Right Time For Him To Leave
At the moment, Diego Godin also confirmed and revealed that he rejected Manchester United's offer last summer when Jose Mourinho who is still The Red Devils manager at the time was desperate to add a center-back to his ranks at Old Trafford. Diego Godin explained that at the time he decided to stay with Atletico Madrid.
But it has to end in a few weeks. He stated that the most beautiful phase of his career and his life comes to an end. He also said that he is very proud to have been a part of Atletico Madrid's history and he is very thankful.
Diego Godin also explained to casino online Malaysia, why it's the right time for him to leave Atletico Madrid. He said that he's been a captain for the team and have been part of the team for many years. But they have not reached an agreement to continue so his stage with Los Rojiblancos is over. He also stated that he would play with Atletico Madrid until he's 40-years-old, but he realized that it's not possible.
After all, for all this time his first priority has always been the club, the team, and his team-mates. And because they did not reach an agreement, so he decided to leave, and there is nothing else underlying his decision to leave.