David Albelda Aliqués


Albelda: Skipper of the best Valencia ever

So he fulfilled one of his childhood dreams: to find a place and make a mark in the first team of a club that left in 2013 with the hope of returning one day.

Albelda lived on the pitch the best nights of the "Blaquinegros" when, in 2000 and 2001, the team played two Champions League finals. He also lifted the last two Liga BBVA titles which won the team (2001-02 and 2003-04) and, with Ruben Baraja and Pablo Aimar made one of the most outstanding midfield lines that remembers the competition.

The Valencia's number 6 will always be remembered as one of the most emblematic faces of LaLiga and as the everlasting skipper that showed the values of the Mestalla shield in each of the 574 matches he played.