Fernandinho Pens A Poetic Farewell Letter To Manchester City. Fernandinho has written a touching farewell to everyone associated with Manchester City. The 37-year-old midfielder has left the Etihad Stadium after nine years there. In 383 appearances, he contributed 26 goals and 33 assists while earning 13 trophies. Five Premier League titles, six EFL Cups, one FA Cup, and the Community Shield were among them.
Fernandinho has returned to his native Brazil to sign a two-year contract with Atletico Paranaense. Fernandinho turned to Twitter on the day his Manchester City contract expired to send a beautiful farewell in an open letter.
see you 🙌🏾 pic.twitter.com/HkGS5DfJKF
— Fernandinho (@fernandinho) June 30, 2022
“I saw. I saw my family proud. I saw supporters that never forgot where they came from,” he wrote.
“I saw the beauty of being part of a winning team. I saw titles, superstars and geniuses. I saw an opportunity to fulfil my dream.
“And then I realised. I realised the importance of all reading this letter. I realised that I made the right choice, the best choice of my entire life.
“I hope one day when you remember me, you feel the same way that I’m feeling when I’m writing this.”
He added: “Athletes, coaches/trainers, laundry staff, kit managers, cleaners, concierge, security team, door staff, advisors, executives, cooks, directors, doctors, masseuses, physiotherapists, sports psychologists, media team, analysts, youth teams, charity teams…
“Apologies if I missed anyone, but you know who you are. Today is the last day of my contract with Manchester City.
“I can only say that I gave my very best and I would do it all over again. The story continues and after playing for nine years, I will become an avid Cityzen supporter for many more titles and victories.
“I am certain that many more will come judging by the quality of all your daily work.”
Fernandinho signed off the letter: “My memories will last forever. Many thanks, your eternal captain.”