La Liga: Valencia Give Retiring Kitman Bernardo España Incredible Send-Off At The Mestalla (Video)

Alan Duffy

13th, August 2016

After 55 years sorting out Valencia players’ dirty shirts, shorts and socks, legendary kitman Bernardo ‘Españeta’ España has finally decided to retire and on Saturday, the club gave their famous servant a fabulous send-off at the Mestalla.

09-08-2016 Reportaje Bernardo Españeta, Mestalla VCF

Ahead of Valencia’s pre-season  friendly with Fiorentina at the Mestalla, the club unveiled their squad for the forthcoming season. However, the biggest cheer came for España, who received an incredible reception from both fans and players as he said farewell to the club he loves…

Lovely stuff! And here’s a rather touching video about España’s magical relationship with the club…

Interestingly, Arsenal target Shkodran Mustafi was serenaded by Valencia fans, who are desperate to hold on to their centre-half. However, a move to the Emirates does still seem likely.

(Photo & Videos: Valencia FC)

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