David Villaattracted interest froma lot of Asturian teams, but he was rejected by one of the bigger teams in the province due to his height. The retired Spanish international was rejected by Real Oviedo as they did not believe he has the required potential to succeed at the club in addition to the fact that he was short. In the end, David Villa ended at local club Sporting Gijon thereby following in the footsteps of his childhood idol Quini. Spanish attacker David Villa began his Sporting Gijon career in the…read more
David Villa scored one of the goals to ensure that Barcelona bagged a second Champions League title in three seasons by beating Premier League heavyweights Manchester United during the 2011 UEFA Champions League (UCL). David Villa was an important part of the Barcelona team as they won the Champions League and La Liga titles in his first season at the club on the back of his transfer from fellow La Liga side Valencia. The 2011 Champions League final clash between Barcelona and Manchester United at the Wembley Stadium was the…read more
Spanish football icon David Villa was delighted for compatriot Rodrigo Moreno after his heroics against Norwich City in a recent Premier League game. David Villa could not hide his excitement for Rodrigo who was able to end his four-match goal drought by scoring the opening goal in the 2-1 home win over Norwich City in the Premier League for Leeds United and new manager Jesse March. After the game earlier this month, Rodrigo took to his official Instagram page to talk about the Norwich City game as he posted a…read more
Real Zaragoza were in financial trouble and this played a big part in their decision to sell Spanish striker David Villa to Valencia in the summer of 2005. Valencia paid €12m to sign the goal poacher from Real Zaragoza. David Villa joined Valencia while QuiqueSanches Flores was the manager. David Villa marked the occasion of his first Valencia game with a goal. The Spaniard scored one of the goals as Valencia beat Belgian team Genk 2-0 in the Intertoto Cup. His league debut was as a substitute during the 1-0…read more
David Villa was one of the twomain players in the Spain attack at the Germany 2006 FIFA World Cup tournament alongside Fernando Torres. Both David Villa and Fernando Torres finished the tournament with three goals each as Spain crashed out at the round of 16 stage. Both Villa and Torres finished just two goals behind Golden Boot winner Miroslav Klose of Germany despite playing just four games. It must be pointed out that only Klose scored more than the Spanish duo of Fernando Torres and David Villa. Villa, Torres and…read more
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EoF_JKTXIAw2rQp.jpg David Villa was in the Spanish senior national team for over a decade having made his debut in 2005. He spent 12 fruitful years with La Roja and won three major trophies including the 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament in South Africa. The first of those three trophies came at the 2008 edition of the European Championship. Fellow striker Fernando Torres proved to be the hero for Spain as they ended their barren run of trophy. David Villa was in the squad that ended over four decades of tears…read more
David Villa is delighted that KyogoFuruhashihas found a wider platform to showcase his talents after he moved to Scottish Premiership giants Celtic earlier this summer. The retired Spanish international played with Furuhashi at Vissel Kobe FC in the Japanese top flight. Ex-Barcelona striker David Villa showed his support for the transfer when it was announced on the Japanese international’s social media account.
Granada midfielder Yangel Herrera has been linked with a move to the Premier League. Herrera has been on loan at Granada in the Spanish La Liga from parent club and he’s expected to resume pre-season training with the Citizens. Herrera established himself as an important player for Granada last season and his quality has not gone unnoticed amongst the Premier League teams. West Ham United are seriously considering a move for Herrera according to the latest reports from the stables of the Daily Mail.
Leeds United striker Rodrigo Moreno showed his quality when he came off the bench to produce an impressive performance at Burnley. The Spanish international was subbed on during the Premier League clash played at Turf Moor at the weekend and he went on to score twice for his team. His performance drew the praise of Spanish football legend David Villa. David Villa praised the performance produced by Rodrigo in the match against the Clarets with his comment on the Leeds United player’s post on Instagram. Ex-Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Real…read more
David Villa is undoubtedly one of the best Spanish strikers of the last two decades. The 2010 FIFA World Cup winner played for clubs like Real Zaragoza, Valencia, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in addition to playing 98 times for his country. Villa is the leading goalscorer in the history of the Spanish national team with a return of 58 goals in those 98 games. He’s also the Spanish topscorer in the history of the World Cup with nine goals.