The former Argentine soccer player and current president of the Boca Juniors Club, Román Riquelme, will once again wear yellow and will play the match of the Villarreal legends with the Castellón team. The club announced a week ago that on March 25 it will be played as part of Villarreal’s centenary events, a match that will be played by the legends of the yellow team and legends of the Spanish team.
For this meeting, the presence of several footballers had already been confirmed and this afternoon the presence of Juan Román Riquelme was announced, one of the most relevant for this match, as he is a preferential player in the club’s history.
The club has posted a video with some of the best plays and goals of the Argentine during his time at Villarreal and at the end of it Riquelme himself appears thanking the invitation to participate in the match.
“I want to congratulate our club for the hundred yearsThank you for the March 25 invitation. It will be a great honor for me to return to El Madrigal, which is now called the La Cerámica stadium. Send a very, very big kiss to all the fans, they are missed, see you soon”assured the ex-soccer player.
Riquelme was the footballer who catapulted Villarreal in the time of Manuel Pellegrini, that Villarreal who was on the verge of a Champions League final and who burst onto the national and European football scene with great force in the early 2000s.
A great poster of legends
Along with Riquelme, players such as Andrés Palop, Gonzalo Rodríguez, Juan Pablo Sorín, Marco Senna, Bruno Soriano, Diego Forlán, Moises García León, Rubén Gracia “Cani”, Josico, Héctor Font or Javi Venta have also confirmed their presence.