Raphael Varane left on real Madrid after ten years spent in the Spanish capital. He joined Manchester United for a new adventure. In his comments posted on Instagram, the defender bade farewell to the Merengues.
Varane, “I will always carry Real Madrid in my heart”
In a long message posted on social networks, Raphaël Varane (28) said goodbye to Real Madrid. Transferred to Manchester United for an amount of just over € 11 million, the central back arrives in the Premier League with unforgettable memories, rich in emotions, of the Madrid club. “After 10 incredible and wonderful years at Real Madrid, a club that I will always carry in my heart, the day has come to say my goodbyes. I leave with the feeling of having given everything and not changing anything in our history. A new chapter begins… ”, he wrote on the social network.
“La Decima” etched forever in the memory of the French defender
Under the Real Madrid jersey, Raphaël Varane won 3 Spanish league titles (2012, 2017 and 2020), a King’s Cup (2014), three Spanish Supercopa (2012, 2017 and 2020), four League of champions (2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018), three UEFA Super Cup (2014, 2016 and 2017) and four club world cups (2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018). Titles and trophies forever engraved in his memory.
“Since arriving in Madrid in 2011, we have together exceeded all expectations and achieved things that I could never have dreamed of. I had the honor of sharing a locker room with the best players in the world. Countless victories that I will never forget, including “La Decima”. I realize that it is a great privilege to have been able to experience these special moments ”, underlined Raphaël Varane.
A nod to Madrid supporters
Finally, the 2018 world champion winked at the supporters of the Santiago Bernabeu with whom he had a good feeling in ten consecutive seasons. “I want to thank all the coaches and all the people who work or have worked at the club for everything they have done for me. A big thank you also to all the Madridistas who have always given me a lot of love and with their high standards, who pushed me to do my best and fight for every success. […] It was an incredible trip from all points of view, ”declared Raphaël Varane to finish.