05 Aug Mexico legend Rafa Marquez begins youth teaching profession in Spain’s fourth division
Mexico legend Rafa Marquez has begun his teaching profession coaching youth at Spanish fourth division aspect Actual Sociedad Deportiva Alcala.
The 41-year-old retired in July 2018 after taking part in in his fifth World Cup and had a nine-month stint as Atlas’ sporting president after that, however has now moved into the world of teaching.
“It’s a nice opportunity that I’m very grateful for,” said Marquez in quotes carried by the club’s website. “I’ve had a really heat welcome on the undertaking, to which I really feel very dedicated and to which I are available in good spirits to assist and provide all my expertise as a participant and now as a coach.”
Marquez, who holds a Spanish passport after his time with Barcelona, is at the moment finding out in for his UEFA Professional license with the Spanish Football Federation as he transitions into being a head coach.
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“The younger gamers at Alcala can have the fortune to study from a participant who, after shining for his nationwide team on the Copa America in Paraguay in 1999, left Atlas for European football, the place he carried out virtually all his profitable sporting profession,” learn the membership’s assertion.
Marquez left Atlas final Could after the membership was purchased out by Grupo Orlegi and have become a fierce critic of the way in which the Mexican recreation is being run, slamming the suspension of promotion and relegation: between the highest two divisions.
“As a substitute of transferring ahead every day, we’re going backwards with these choices and when it’s run like this, with team house owners’ pursuits [take priority], we can’t obtain something on the sporting aspect,” he advised Football4cast in April.