“I have dedicated myself with all my passion, commitment to this dream of mine,” he said.
He successfully crossed the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, where a pleasant memory is kept for him
Portuguese goalkeeper Beto, who during his time at Sevilla won three consecutive Europa League trophiesannounced this Friday the end of his career after more than three decades under the sticks.
In his Instagram social profile, Beto expressed his gratitude to the fans, former teammates and members of the clubs he played for and ensured that his football career was “a wonderful journey full of successes”.
“I dedicated myself with all my passion, commitment to this dream of mine, and The day has come when I put an end to my career as a professional footballer“, She said.
The 33 years on the pitch were “a wonderful journey full of goals, but the most important thing of all is the human part that I have known and who has accompanied me on this journey”.
The publication of the end of his professional career has generated several expressions of affection towards the former Portuguese international from players coinciding with Beto and also from Sevilla. “A real pleasure to have you under the sticks of Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán”commented the Seville club.
António Alberto Bastos Pimparel, 41, began his professional career at Sporting de Portugal, where he coincided with Cristiano Ronaldo in the youth system of the Verdiblanco team.
Also He played for Leixões, Porto and Sporting de Bragabefore signing for Sevilla, first on loan from Braga and then outright.
He spent four seasons in Andalusia, in which they won the Europa League three consecutive timescompetition he had already won during his time at Porto.
His record with the “Dragons” also includes one league, two cups and one Portuguese Super Cup, while with Braga he won a Portuguese Cup and another League Cup. He was also champion in Romania, where he wore the colors of Cluj.
With his national team, Beto played 16 games and was part of the “quinas” squad at the 2010 and 2014 World Cups and the 2012 European Championships, and won the League of Nations.