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July, 23 2014

#BenvingutRodrigo 'From the beginning I really wanted to play for Valencia CF'

Valencia presented at Ciudad Deportiva

'I want to put the team back where it belongs'. Enjoy the VCFplay VIDEO

This Wednesday, July 23rd, Rodrigo Moreno was presented as a new signing for Valencia CF. The event at the Ciudad Deportiva featured the new Valencia player, plus VCF president Amadeo Salvo, and General Sporting Manager, Rufete.

The first to speak was the president of Valencia CF, Amadeo Salvo, who thanked Rodrigo for his patience in officially signing the contract. Salvo said that "Paco Alcacer and Rodrigo are the future frontline for the Spanish national team' and also took the time to thank Peter Lim, saying that : "Peter Lim is coming here to add to the club –not take away from it."

A VCFplay video of some of the best moments of Rodrigo Moreno’s career so far was then played. Then, Rufete thanked Rodrigo again for his patience and effort. He stated that Rodrigo has "youth and experience,” whilst the player himself expressed his desire to “put Valencia CF back where they belong.”

The player then revealed his admiration for the fans and wanted to express his happiness at playing for a club like Valencia CF. Rodrigo wished to acknowledge the efforts made by Salvo and Rufete to bring him VCF. Asked about Peter Lim, he told journalists that the investor is coming to put the club back where it belongs, and also said that he wanted to come “to a club that fits his needs.”

When questioned about his new coach, the Spanish-Brazilian said that "Nuno is a highly respected coach in Portugal, and last year took his side to two finals,” adding that “he brings intensity, character and clear thinking to his teams.”