Diego Valeri leaves MLS after eight seasons at Portland Timbers: He returns to Lanús in Argentina

A true era is the one that ends in the Major League Soccer (MLS), after one of its most outstanding international players, such as Argentine midfielder Diego Valery, has confirmed his departure from Portland Timbers after eight seasons.

As confirmed by the official website of the competition, the Oregon franchise has given the 35-year-old player the chance to leave the institution, which he arrived in 2013 where won a league title, in 2015, in addition to the tournament MLS is Back, played in 2020 on the bubble of Orlando.

Valeri’s next destination is Lanús, the team from which he emerged footballingly, in an operation where the Timbers will receive little more than $175 thousand dollars of the Argentine team, and will be the third player from that country to leave the MLS this week.

Diego Valeri will leave MLS after eight seasons

In this way, the most relevant international experience in the career of the South American midfielder, who came to the team in 2013, became captain and symbol of the Oregon team, scoring 86 goals and 65 assists in 262 games played.

Valeri’s career in MLS was not only highlighted by his collective successes, since at an individual level he was the Most valuable Player in the Final of 2015 and of the 2017 season, Booster of the Year in 2013, four presences in the Game of stars and another four in the Ideal 11 of the league.

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