Gerónimo Rulli, the first world champion to change colour: he leaves Villarreal for Ajax and everyone is happy

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Geronimo Rollers he will become the first world champion to switch colors since his historic feat in Qatar 2022. Although the clubs have yet to formalize the transfer, the goalkeeper received a yellow card on Thursday given his imminent departure from the villareal Spanish, that the interest of ajax obtaining his services was an operation that “interested” all parties and was resolved quickly.

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It helped the club, me too, and Ajax were very interested. The truth is that everything was very fastWe all wanted to do our part so that things went like this and it happened like this” Rulli told the media, also that his departure has not yet been made official by the Spanish club.

“I never thought, when I arrived here, what this club would mean in my career. Words and gestures won’t come to me to thank everything they’ve done for me and my career. But above all for my family and for me in all respects. This is a club that will forever be marked in my life. I am grateful to everyone, for treatment and for everything”, added the former Estudiantes de La Plata.

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Rulli, who is 30 years old and went with FrancoArmani the only two who did not add minutes to the World Cup in the Middle East aboard the Scaleneta, he said he was “happy” with what has been achieved and with the progress made in recent years at Villarreal, but he also specified that he is “Very excited about what’s coming now.”

Regarding his departure from Villarreal, the goalkeeper assured that it was a difficult decision for him to make. “There is no place where I feel more comfortable than here.It is something I have already seen before coming, but I am happy with the step I will take in my career and I will miss them very much,” he stressed.

In his review of his time at Villarreal, Rulli said he will never forget the Europa League final played in Gdansk, Poland, which he won against Manchester United, with an outstanding performance sealed in the penalty shoot-out, scoring his own and stopping the one thrown by fellow Spaniard David de Gea.

Every time I think about it, I get goosebumps.. It was a historic moment in my life and for my family, who were on the pitch to see us win that title. And plus because my wife was with my baby in her belly, it was something incredible,” she added.

Finally, Rulli greeted with words of affection for Villarreal. “This is a great club where there are great people and great players, so I’m one of those who think that great things happen to great people,” he concluded.

Source: EFE

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