Iker Muniain, an Athletic legend who could arrive in Mexico – La Opinion

Iker Muniain, an Athletic legend who could arrive in Mexico – La Opinion



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Iker Muniain has a very unique history in European football. In modern times it is very complex to see a footballer who plays throughout his career in a single club. Muniain has only defended the colors of the Athletic, but I would be tempted in the Mexican soccer.

According to newspaper reports UniversalÁguilas del América and Rayados de Monterrey are the clubs interested in the Spanish footballer. These two teams have the economic power to achieve a transaction of these magnitudes.

América and Monterrey are already fighting to convince him that their project suits him, economically and sportingly. (…) The Águilas and the Rayados have approached the 31-year-old player to see if he is interested in coming to Mexico,” the report explains.

Iker Muniain, an Athletic legend

The 31-year-old veteran footballer has spent his entire career in professional football wearing the Athletic Club de Bilbao shirt. On several occasions Iker Muniain has been tempted by great European teams, but the Spanish has been faithful to its colors.

Iker Muniain has done the entire process with Athletic. ANDThe Spanish forward played in the youth divisions B, Auntil reaching the first team of the “Lions” in 2009.

Since he began his career in the first team, Iker Muniain has become one of the club’s emblems. The footballer born in Pamplona has played 560 games with the “Lions”. During that number of matches the Spaniard has scored 76 goals and has distributed 70 assists.

Iker Muniain achieved the maximum financial peak in 2012. On that date, the Spaniard reached a valuation of $24 million dollars. It is currently valued at $6.5 million dollars.

With the Athletic shirt, Iker Muniain has led his club in obtaining two Spanish Super Cups and one Copa del Reya trophy he recently won over Javier Aguirre’s Mallorca.

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