David Villa left professional football in 2019 and since then, although he has hung up his boots, he hasn't stopped doing things. Based in Madrid
David Villa left professional football in 2019 and since then, although he has hung up his boots, he hasn’t stopped doing things. Based in Madrid with his wife and children, the former soccer player owns Queensboro FC in New York, advises a soccer club in India, has his own campus for the little ones and is an investor in other types of businesses beyond football. with a heritage valued at more than 11 million eurosthe former player from Valencia and Barcelona is now starting a new adventure as a LaLiga commentator.
Former Spanish international David Villa will be part of the commentary team of DAZN next season, after signing a collaboration agreement with the platform, in which it will also be protagonist of new content which will be released throughout the course.
The former Asturian striker has played for teams such as Valencia CF, FC Barcelona, Atlético de Madrid, Real Zaragoza and Real Sporting de Gijón. Likewise, counts in his track record with the 2010 World Cup, the 2008 European Championship and the 2011 Champions Leaguein addition to three league titles, two of them with the culé team (2011 and 2013) and one with the rojiblancos (2014).
On the occasion of the incorporation of Villa to DAZN, the platform will offer an interview before the start of the championship in which the former footballer analyzes the current situation in LaLiga and submits to a test on his own historical data. In addition, the man who was the top scorer in the 2008 European Championship will share his impressions after his decision to make the leap to a media outlet.
“It is a new adventure for me. When you leave the football field, you don’t leave football, you are still in it. You want to live new experiences that the field has not left you, and this is one of them. I’m excited, motivated and I hope to do my best to do my best,” said Villa.