Wílder Medina (R) and John Valencia of Colombian Santa Fe, celebrate after scoring against Brazilian Gremio during their 2013 Copa Libertadores football match held at El Campin stadium, in Bogota, Colombia, on May 16, 2013.
One of the world’s best. His tally of goals in Valencia was impressive. When he got to Barcelona he played off the channels because [Lionel] Messi started going through the middle, but still with a good record of goals in his first season, until he broke his leg. He was a player that I always had a good relationship with, from the times in Chelsea, because I tried to move him away to Chelsea.
All of them. From Atletico Madrid with [Radamel] Falcao to Valencia, Malaga, Sevilla. We must fit ourselves to the current reality of football.More quotes »
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