Deportivo La Coruna news

Valeron calls time on Depor career

June 3, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Playmaker Juan Carlos Valeron has left Deportivo La Coruna after 13 seasons following their final-day relegation from the Spanish top flight.

Valeron's final game for Depor was the 1-0 defeat at home to Real Sociedad on Saturday, which confirmed that the Galicians would suffer demotion on the last day for a second time in three seasons.

As the 37-year-old walked slowly and tearfully from the pitch after the final whistle, fans at the Riazor gave him an emotional standing ovation.
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