30th July, 2021
By Muhaimin Olowoporoku
Real Madrid defender, Raphael Varane has sent a heartfelt goodbye message to Real Madrid fans as he finalizes his Manchester United transfer.
The French international who has spent ten years at the Spanish club described his time in Spain as incredible and wonderful.
Varane in his message on Instagram thanked the entire Madrid family for everything done for him.
He noted that in his time at Madrid, he was honored to share a dressing room with the best players in the world.
The defender said he will never forget countless victories he enjoyed at the club and said it is a privilege he was able to experience such special moments.
“These last few days have been charged with many emotions, feelings that I now want to share with all of you,” he wrote on his Instagram page in Spanish.
“After ten incredible and wonderful years at Real Madrid, a club that I will always carry in my heart, the day has come to say goodbye.
“Since I arrived in 2011, together we have exceeded all expectations and achieved things that I could never have dreamed of. I would like to thank all the coaches and all the people who work or have worked at the club for everything they have done for me.
“Many thanks also to all the Madridistas who always gave me a lot of affection and with their great demand they pushed me to give my best and fight for every success. I have had the honour of sharing a dressing room with the best players in the world.
“Countless victories that I will never forget, especially La Decima. I realise that it has been a great privilege to have been able to experience such special moments. Finally, I want to thank all Spaniards and especially to the city of Madrid, where my two children were born.
“This country will always be special to me. It has been an incredible journey in every way. I leave with the feeling of having given everything and I will not change a single thing in this story of ours. A new chapter begins.”