Godin confirms Atletico exit

ATLETICO: Diego Godín for Atlético Madrid.

Diego Godin has announced he will leave Atletico Madrid this summer.

The 33-year held an emotional news conference at the Wanda Metropolitano on Tuesday, saying thats his fairytale with the spanish giants has come to an end.

Godin had to fought back tears as he confirmed the news. He has been at the club the last nine years.

Godin arrived from Villarreal in 2010 and has played 387 times for Atletico, helping the club clinch a first La Liga title in 18 years in 2013-14.

“I’m a little nervous, much more than I am before a game, but I have called everyone here to inform you that these are my final days at the club,” said Godin.

“This isn’t just a club for me, it’s also been my family and it’s very hard to say goodbye.”

ATLETICO: Jose Gimenez and Diego Godin.AfP

Inter Milan bound?

Inter Milan are favourites to sign the defender on a free transfer.

Godin has won two Europa Leagues, the Copa del Rey, Spanish Super Cup and three Uefa Super Cups with Atletico.

As well as reaching the 2014 and 2016 Champions League finals, losing both times to Real Madrid.


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