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Barcelona players bid farewell to the departing Arturo Vidal

Arturo Vidal in front of the Barcelona crest, before the latest encounter against Eibar / GETTY IMAGES EUROPE
Arturo Vidal in front of the Barcelona crest, before the latest encounter against Eibar / GETTY IMAGES EUROPE
Arturo Vidal in front of the Barcelona crest, before the latest encounter against Eibar / GETTY IMAGES EUROPE

Serie A side Inter Milan recently announced the signing of Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal from FC Barcelona. Several of his teammates from the Spanish side took to social media to convey a farewell message to the Chilean international.

Luis Suárez: “Having you as a rival was unbearable because of how great you are as a player, but having you as a teammate, friend, and knowing you as a person is even bigger! A pleasure to have been with a star player like you. I wish you all the best.”

Jordi Alba: “We are going to miss you a lot. It has been a real pleasure to share many moments with you. I wish you the best, you deserve it brother, you are great!”

Ronald Araújo: “Great footballer and an even better person. Thanks for everything King, Good luck.”

Samuel Umtiti: “Brother I wish you all the best. You are a great personality. We’re going to miss you. Good luck.”

Carles Aleñá: “I have learnt a lot with you king! What a great footballer but above all what a great person! Wish you all the luck in the world!”

Sergi Roberto: “Good luck! I wish you all the best! It has been a pleasure to share the same shirt with you! A hug!

Sergio Busquets: “Good luck. I wish you the best, friend.”

Martin Braithwaite: “Good luck in your next chapter my friend”

Ansu Fati: “I wish you all the best King. Always the one with joy. Thanks for everything.”

Club captain Lionel Messi also shared a post bidding farewell to Vidal, to which the latter responded by saying, “Thank you Alien! It has been an honour to play with the greatest of all time, thanks a lot for your friendship. I already miss you all. See you soon.”

Finally, the midfielder conveyed a farewell message to the club saying, “Today I say goodbye to everyone in FC Barcelona, after two wonderful years at this great club. I leave very proud of having dressed this shirt and of having played together with great players and great people. I want to thank my family, my teammates, the coaches, the doctors, the staff and all the wonderful fans that always showed me much love.

Today I start a new stage in my life but you’ll always be in my heart.

See you soon, and always Visca Barça!”

Gandhar Kudalkar — Editor, BCN
Gandhar Kudalkar — Editor, BCN
Being a Barcelona fan for years, Gandhar has known and followed the team through thick and thin. With time, he started to learn about the various strategies and tactics of the team and started writing about them. Gandhar found a great community sharing the same love for his beloved club in Blaugranagram and now works as the editor for the outlet.
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