Alexander Valverde is a legend cycling world. This was made clear in the official presentation of the teams participating in the 2022 Vuelta Ciclista a España. When its name was pronounced by the tour speaker, it was applauded in the Netherlands, where cycling is almost a religion and the fans fill it. roads in all races. And the test, which began in Utrecht and will end in Madrid on September 11, great tribute to a unique cyclist42 years old will say when this season is over farewell to professionalism. And ‘Bala’ has entered world history thanks to 133 victories since her debut with Kelme in 2002. For two decades in the elite, always at the highest level, with an enviable record with five Walloon Arrows, four Liège-Bastogna-Liège, twelve stage wins in the Vuelta a España and one overall (2009), four stages in the Tour de France and the five Vueltas a Murcia races it maintains with a podium and presence have been more difficult for the organization over the years.

“Good result for me, accompany health, no fall, and if I win a stage then it’s milk, that’d be great. The idea is to help the team,” said Valverde, before facing his sixteenth appearance in a race that would be highly praised. The first was taken from his team, Movistar Team replacing the classic blue jersey with a white jersey with light blue stripes. It reflects Murcian’s greatest achievements, and the names of eight drivers in this 77th edition of the Vuelta will appear on the back. “My favorite Vuelta is also the Giro and the Tour. I really enjoyed my home race, the love of the people and I want to enjoy it this year as well and I will try for it. do my best” “I didn’t mark any stage in red” he continues because “What I want is to do well to call the General with Enric and we will fight for a stage other than that. Any stage would be welcome. But we want to do good as a team” He admitted his expectations at an appointment where he would get the points needed to stay in the high category.

In each of the twenty-one stages of the Vuelta, the Murcian will be honored as they deserve, but the two most special will be the tenth day to begin and the last to be experienced on 31st August at ElPozo Alimentación. One day in Madrid.