The captain of the Real Betis, Joaquin Sanchez, has renewed his contract with the club until 2022, the Verdiblanca entity announced this Monday.
The 39-year-old midfielder from El Puerto de Santa María, who will turn 40 in July, joined the Verdiblanca youth academy in 1997, at the age of 16, and debuted with the first team on August 20, 2000. He was a member of the Betic team, with which he won the Copa del Rey in 2005, until 2006, when he signed for Valencia (2006-11).
After spending time with the ‘che’ team, Málaga (2011-13) and Fiorentina (2013-15), he returned to Betis in 2015. In total, he has played 12 seasons with the Verdiblanca shirt.
“His formidable football, commitment and love for the ‘Trece Barras’ have elevated him to a prominent place in the club’s history. In the 2020-21 season, Joaquín has become the player who has worn the Verdiblanca elastic the most times, “said the entity, which hopes that he will continue to” make Benito Villamarín enjoy his inexhaustible talent. ”