Former Liverpool goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek in action for his last game as he is set to leave Real Madrid
Real Madrid is all over the news because of their quandaries, rivalries, transfers and now departures. Their Polish goalkeeper, Jerzy Dudek, is all set to leave the Los Blancos this season after playing in Los Blancos’ last game of the season against Almeria
on Saturday, May 21st.
The goalkeeper had earlier announced that this might be his last season at Santiago Bernabeu which would end his four-year career with the Spanish football powerhouse.
According to media reports, the former Liverpool star will be featuring in his last match this Saturday as Real Madrid travel away in their last fixture of the current 2010-2011 season.
After his arrival to Spain from England, Dudek inked a four year contract with Real be he was overshadowed by their skipper and star glove-man, Iker Casillas, the Spanish international.
Los Blancos will hit the road tomorrow as they play away against Almeria in Primera Division which will be their last match of La Liga and all competitions this season, with a confirmed 2nd place on the Primera Division table.
The evening game will not be a part of his farewell party which is most likely to occur back at home at Santiago Bernabeu.
Officials from Real Madrid announced today that the 38-year-old former Feyenoord player will be leaving the club at the end of the season.
Dudek has barely been a part of Real Madrid since his arrival and as a matter of fact, he has played in only 11 fixtures for them ever since he arrived in 2007.
Dudek has never been the first choice at the club, even being overshadowed by youngster, Adan. In spite of the dry spell, Dudek has managed to gather some silverware with Madrid including a league title in the 2007-08 season and a Cope del Rey trophy this
No Champions League success was witnessed by the nine-time European champions during Dudek’s tenure at the club but their Copa del Rey title has been in the limelight, thanks to a late header by in-form striker, Cristiano Ronaldo.
According to Los Merengues’ officials, Casillas has been benched which means that Real will be heading to their last game with Dudek as the man between the sticks.