Iker Muniain spoke about the chance to play for River

Iker Muniain spoke about the chance to play for River
Iker Muniain spoke about the chance to play for River

Iker Muniain said goodbye to Athletic Bilbao and spoke for the first time about the concrete chance of wearing the Millo shirt.

By Ubaldo Kunz

Updated on 05/14/2024 – 11:02am ART

Updated on 05/14/2024 – 11:02am ART

© Getty ImagesMuniain will leave Bilbao and spoke about his possible landing in River.

Iker Muniain had an emotional farewell at the San Mames. After 15 seasons at the club, the Spanish midfielder received a well-deserved tribute from the management of Athletic Bilbao, who opened the doors of the stadium to honor their last great idol.

Beyond the ceremony organized by Athletic to say goodbye to Iker Muniain, the footballer had the opportunity to offer a few words. There was gratitude for the board and the fans, but he also spoke about his future. And especially about the possibility of wearing the River shirt.

“It is true that you hear many comments, many rumors…. I really like that club. It’s a new period for me. A market opens and wherever I go I hope to be happy and contribute to the club. “I can’t imagine jumping to San Mamés with another shirt.”said Muniain, who spoke for the first time in public about the possibility of playing for River. Do you wear the red band?

A River shirt present at Iker Muniaín’s farewell

Nearly 30,000 Athletic Bilbao fans came to San Mames to say goodbye to Iker Muniain. The 31-year-old midfielder received all the love from his people, but also from his teammates and several coaches with whom he played in the Spanish team. It was an emotional day full of gratitude for the last great idol.

Within the crowd, there was an image that did not go unnoticed. ANDIn one of the stands, one of the Athletic and Muniain fans showed a River goalkeeper shirt. The orange jacket stood out among the abundant white and red that dominated the San Mames. A preview of what’s to come for Iker?

 
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