Diego Godin is widely regarded as one of the finest defenders in Europe and he decided to stay at Atletico Madrid for the past few years and spend most of his career with Los Rojiblancos. But in a few weeks, his contract will end and he’ll leave the club that he spends 9 years with. Inter Milan are expected to complete an agreement for Diego Godin in July with the Uruguayan set to become the club’s highest earner on 6,75 millier euro per-season.

Diego Godin announced his imminent departure from Atletico Madrid at an emption press conference on Tuesday in which he struggled to fight back the tears. He said that he’s nervous than for any game because these are going to be his last days at Atletico Madrid. He mentioned Atletico Madrid have been his family, his club and his home, and it’s very hard for him to say goodbye. He ended the sentence by saying he had a wonderful time and wanted to thank for all of Atletico Madrid’s team and supporters.

Diego Godin Turned Down Man United Offer Last Summer

The 33-year old also revealed that he turned down a move to Manchester United last summer because he decided to stay at Atletico Madrid. But now he decided to leave Atletico Madrid and join Inter Milan. The Atletico Madrid’s player confirmed that he rejected Manchester United last summer when Jose Mourinho was desperate to add a center-back to his ranks at Old Trafford.

Diego Godin also explained the reason he left Atletico Madrid this summer. He said he’s been the captain for the team and has been the part of Los Rojiblancos for many years. His side and Atletico Madrid have not reached an agreement to continue, therefore his stages in Atletico Madrid is over. He also told mobile casino Malaysia that he would like to play for Atletico Madrid until he’s 40, but he knows that is impossible. He also said his priorities have always been the club, the team, and his team-mates. And that’s why he decided to leave.