Victor Valdes the Goalkeeper Who Left His Mark on the Sport

Almost everyone knows about the legacy of Victor Valdes. He’s a total legend in football. He was born in Spain and started playing as a kid, eventually getting into a youth academy. Even before the age of 20 he was well-known for his skill set and appreciated by pundits all over the world for his sheer goalkeeping skills. Valdes was accepted by many as one of the best in business performing to his expectations with some of his best moments in football coming at the tender age of 24.

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Alan Fettis Has Helped in Saving Victor Valdes’ Career


Victor Valdes, the former Boro shot-stopper has revealed Alan Fettis helped save his career following fallout with Louis van Gaal, the ex-Red Devils. The goalkeeper is set to join the backroom of Chris Wilder after agreeing to a deal to leave Manchester United earlier this summer.

Alan Fettis is going to take up a primary role in the coaching make-up of Wilder after the departure of Ian Bennet towards the end of the season. The former coach of Man United has been at the club for more than a decade after he had been appointed back in 2011 by Sir Alex Ferguson. Continue reading “Alan Fettis Has Helped in Saving Victor Valdes’ Career”

Victor Valdes Is Remembered as a Legendary Goalkeeper of Barcelona


When Victor Valdes retired from football it was in a way that was unlike other international footballers. When he retired in 2018 he was already renowned as a former Spain and Barcelona goalkeeper. He closed down all social media accounts through which he communicated with his game and fan community. This hinted that he was planning a retirement from the public eye, not only from football.


Valdes was active for Barcelona between the years 2002 to 2014. He last appeared for a match for Middleborough seven months before he announced his retirement. This he did by pulling the plug on Instagram and Twitter accounts at the same time. Retiring at the age of 35 he thanked everybody for being part of his journey as a successful international footballer. Indeed, he won three titles in Champions League in the years 2006, 2009, and finally in 2011. This paid tribute to his 20-capped international career. Of course, the icing on the cake was his winning World Cup in 2010. He also won European titles in 2012, though as an understudy to player Iker Casillas.  Continue reading “Victor Valdes Is Remembered as a Legendary Goalkeeper of Barcelona”


Barcelona’s Champions League dream could be over by the time they welcome Bayern Munich to Camp Nou on Wednesday. Earlier in the evening, Inter host bottom side Victoria Plzen in the knowledge that they could secure second place in Group C with a victory. Should they slip up, they would open the door for Barcelona, who likely need a win to have any chance of survival. Bayern, on the other hand, have 12 points from four games and have already secured their spot in the knockout stages, and victory here would seal top spot.

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Sergi Roberto dislocated his shoulder at the weekend and is expected to be out for a month, but the knock suffered by Gavi was described as ‘nothing’ by manager Xavi so he can expect to return here. Continue reading ”                       VALDES TIPS BARCA TO BEAT BAYERN MUNICH IN UCL CLASH”


Although a 2-0 defeat to Bayern Munich last night put an end to Barcelona’s excellent start to the season, Barça fans were dealt with a pleasant surprise earlier this morning as the club confirmed the contract extension of Gavi. The young midfielder has penned a new deal at Camp Nou until 2026, which should secure his long-term future at the club. The confirmation came after months of uncertainty and speculation over his future at the club.

However, according to Gerard Romero, Gavi’s contract extension will not be recognised in the form of a change in jersey number. At least, immediately. The young midfielder is currently donning the number 30 kit at Barcelona, despite establishing himself as one of the pivotal parts of the team’s midfield unit, alongside Pedri. Gavi has indeed moved ahead of Frenkie de Jong in the pecking order, having started six of the club’s seven matches in all competitions so far. His ability to create chances, coupled with his aggression and superior defensive work ethic have made him a crucial element in Xavi’s setup. Continue reading ”     BARCELONA SET TO HAND LEGENDARY JERSEY NUMBER TO PLAYER VALDES HAILED”


According to Ferran Martinez, Barcelona have identified Borussia Dortmund and Portugal left-back Raphael Guerreiro as one of the possible alternatives if they miss out on signing top target Marcos Alonso this summer. Barcelona are looking to bring in a new left-sided full-back in the ongoing transfer window as they seek to provide veteran defender Jordi Alba with adequate cover and competition in the position, something which was not an option last season. The Catalans, to that end, have set their sights on Chelsea’s Marco Alonso as their main target.

Alonso has entered the final year of his contract at Chelsea and has his heart set on a move to Barcelona, with personal terms already said to be agreed. Recent reports have indicated that the Blaugrana are confident of landing the Spanish international, but some doubts remain about the transfer, especially after how the situation with Cesar Azpilicueta unfolded.


According to Ben Jacobs, Barcelona and Chelsea have now tabled the same offer to Leeds United for Raphinha. But the Catalan giants have offered a lower base fee, with the total package being the same as the one proposed by the Premier League heavyweights. The 25-year-old forward wants to move to Barcelona in the summer transfer window but is open to joining Chelsea. Raphinha has the world at his feet on the back of a career-defining campaign with Leeds United. The Brazilian international was instrumental in helping the Whites stave off relegation as the other pivotal players in the squad struggled for form and fitness in the 2021/22 season.

The 25-year-old had a tally of 11 goals and three assists in 35 Premier League appearances. But Raphinha’s time at Leeds United appears to be up, with the West Yorkshire club ready to let him depart from Elland Road in the summer transfer window. Barcelona and Chelsea are prepared to offer him a new adventure heading into the 2022/23 season. Continue reading ”           VALDES THINKS BARCELONA SHOULD SIGN LEEDS UNITED STAR RAPHINHA”


Victor Valdes spent the best part of his professional football career at La Liga side Barcelona. The Spaniard is regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the history of the club. Hecame through the famous La Masia Academy at Barcelona before his debut for the first-team in 2002. Valdes played 535 matches for the Barcelona first-team winning 21 major trophies in the process including six Spanish La Liga titles and three UEFA Champions League titles.

During the 2006 Champions League final in Paris, Victor Valdes showed his quality as he made some crucial stops to help Barcelona come from behind to see off ten-man Arsenal. The Catalans came from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1 at Stade de France. Thanks to the win, Barcelona were able to win their second Champions League title, while Victor Valdes got the first of his Champions League title. Continue reading “VALDES: CLUB CAREER IN FOCUS”


Spanish shot stopper Victor Valdes spent the majority of his career as a professional footballer with Barcelona in the Spanish La Liga. The Spaniard is widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the history of Catalan outfit Barcelona. He won a lot of trophies during his time at the Nou Camp.

At Barcelona, Victor Valdes played 535 times for the club winning 21 major trophies in the process. His trophy haul includes six Spanish La Liga titles and three Champions League titles. He was part of the Barcelona squad that won the Champions League title by beating ten-man Arsenal 2-1 in Paris despite conceding the first goal of the match to English defender Sol Campbell. Samuel Eto’o and JulianoBelletti scored in the last quarter of the game on the way to a vital win that resulted in the Champions League title. He was also in the Barcelona squad that won the Champions League title two times in three seasons under Pep Guardiola. Continue reading ” VICTOR VALDES: CAREER IN SUMMARY”


Spanish star Victor Valdes had a very good career at Barcelona until he signed for Manchester United in January 2014 while David Moyes was the manager. Victor Valdes had announced a year earlier that he would leave Barcelona on a free transfer in the summer of 2013 and the shot stopper had already reached an agreement to sign for French club AS Monaco until he tore his knee in March 2013. Monaco pulled out of the deal to sign Victor Valdes after he suffered anterior cruciate knee ligaments injury though they eventually paid part of his salary for him to sign for Manchester United at the start of 2014.

Victor Valdes made his Manchester United debut in the colours of the u21s against Liverpoolin a game that ended 2-1 in favour of the Red Devils. He played two times for the Manchester United team at the end of the 2013/14 seasonincluding a start and a clean sheet against Hull City in the final league game of the season. Continue reading “VALDES: HOW UNITED SPELL TAINTED NEAR-PERFECT CAREER”