Dudek to play last match for Real Madrid against Almeria

Reuters

Fri, 20 May 19:39:00 2011

Goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek will play his last game for Real Madrid at home to Almeria in La Liga on Saturday, the Spanish club said on their website (www.realmadrid.com).

The 38-year-old has been the understudy to Spain and Real captain Iker Casillas for the last four years, after leaving Liverpool for the Bernabeu in 2007.

Dudek, who won 59 caps as an international with Poland, was a part of the Real squad that won La Liga in 2008 and the King's Cup last month.

He is perhaps best remembered for helping Liverpool win the European Cup final against AC Milan in 2005, when his goal-line antics and saves in the penalty shootout helped deliver the trophy to the English club.

 

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