Felipe Reyes ends his professional career at Real Madrid

Felipe Reyes, 41, one of the important names of Spanish basketball and who has been playing for Real Madrid for the last 17 years, ended his professional athlete career.

Felipe Reyes, 41, one of the important names of Spanish basketball and who has been playing for Real Madrid for the last 17 years, ended his professional athlete career.

A ceremony was held at the Real Madrid Club due to Reyes’ farewell to the basketball courts.

Tears filled during his speech, Reyes said, “Although it was difficult, it’s time to leave. I want to give back to this sport the values ​​it gave me. But I haven’t decided what career to follow yet.” he said.

Reyes, who stated that he was proud to play for a big club like Real Madrid for 17 years, said that the biggest opponent he had the most pleasure and difficulty playing against was Luis Scola.

The Spanish basketball player stated that he will never forget the first trophies he won in Real Madrid, the successes he achieved with the national team in the World Cup and the Olympics.

Real Madrid Club President Florentino Perez said: “Dear captain, you have conquered the hearts of everyone who loves sports and you have become one of the best Spanish athletes. I would like to say that it is an honor for me to be in this club. You have earned everyone’s respect.” used the phrases.

Reyes, who played the most matches and is the most veteran basketball player in the history of Real Madrid basketball, won a total of 22 cups in 17 seasons when he played with the purple-white jersey.

Reyes holds the records for the most matches played in the Europa League, the Spanish 1st Basketball League, the King’s Cup and the Spanish Super Cup.

June 24, 2021 admin

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