Sancin,multiple injuries, salary too high, business, depression… the motives are very diverse, but there is one thing in common: these are soccer players who,having been important in the past in leading teams in Europe, are now unemployed. From Evra to Nasri, the string of players is extensive. So much that, to group all,they will be able to form team number 21 of LaLiga Santander.
Considered from a very young age asone of the great promises of world football, Ustari injuries have not allowed himeven get close to that ceiling.With a past in Getafe and Almera, at 32 he is free after not renewing with the Mexican Atlasafter a very serious knee injury.
Right side of offensive vocation, the English was afixed for years at Liverpool and in the English national team, with which he played 54 games. He has played the last three courses at the Stoke with decreasing importance until, at the end of last year,he did not renew his contract. He is without a team after having sounded this summer toseveral sets of the Premier.
Undeniable duringalmost ten seasons at Manchester United, last year the Marseille rescinded his contract forassaulting a spectator before a Europa League match in Portugal. Then I signed for four months with West Ham and now, at 37,the francs still does not consider the withdrawaldespite not finding equipment because"I still have 24 brothers to feed."
They remember that nightin which the Mlaga of Pellegriniroz the Champions semifinals in Dortmund? Well, Santana was the one who ended the dreammarking the definitive 3-2who gave the pass to Borussia who then won 4-1 to Real Madrid. Five years later, the Brazilian centralfree after finishing his contract with the Attilico Mineiro.
Right side, also central, waskey in the great Malaga of Pellegrini and during some time in the Simeone Attic. After finishing his contract with Newcastle this summer,> everything seemed ready to return to Malaga, the club of his life. But the operation does not prosper and is now without equipment.
More focused on your business – it'sinvestor of a pioneer company in the production of a moleculethat in the future can be a substitute for oil– that in football, the French midfielder was at a good level for seven years at Arsenal and five at Milan.He has only played 18 games in the last two years -eight last year at Getafe-but keep looking for equipment.
Star Projectin the middle of the field, Aquilani's career has always beenovershadowed by his continuous injuries. Seven teams in the last seven years,the last of them Las Palmas,where he left moments of great soccer to dropper. He trains in Rome in search of a new adventure at 34 years old.
One of the most promising Portuguese of his generation,Miguel Veloso was unquestionable in Portugal's semi-final of Euro 2012and, after that, surprisingly signed by Dynamo Kiev. All played four seasons,I left the focus and returned in 2016 to Genoa. Now, with only 32 years, he has not found equipment, althoughThere was talk of a possible return to Sporting Portugal, the club from which I left.
Only Nasri's headcan explain why his career has not come to fruition. Undisputed at Marseille since his debut at age 17, he was a star at Arsenal, Manchester City and the French national team.until his attitude began to subtract more than his talent added.Sevilla enjoys its transfertwo years ago, but after thatI finish in the Turkish Antalyaspor, where it lasted less than half a year. Now he is fulfilling aUEFA's 18-month sanction for doping.
The Brazilian,25 times international and author of 9 goalswith theverdeamarelha, is without a team after rescinding his contract with Santos in December to it was a depression that had been diagnosed three months ago. He has not played a game since August 2017 and, at 34,there are doubts about its possible withdrawal. In the summer he said that he is doing well and that he is training, but thatHe has not decided whether to continue his professional career or retire.
The Italian, whohas gone through four teams (Levante, Celta, Fiorentina and Genoa) in the last four years, has not found a destination this summer and has remained free, among other things for thepositive for doping that he gave in May and from which he has been exonerated just 15 days ago. Battered by injuries, which have only allowed him to play98 games in the last six years, Rossi does not give up and, at 31, is still looking to resume his football career.