David Villa, also considered a Spanish football legend, is his country’s all-time leading goal scorer. In the 2008 Euro championship, he was awarded for being the tournament’s top scorer, and then in 2010, he became joint top scorer.
In his professional career, David won 7 titles, two in La Liga and one in the Champions League. Villa is the most prolific scorer in Spain, with a score of 59 goals in 98 matches.
Below I will tell you everything you need to know about whether David Villa is still playing.
Is David Villa Still Playing Football?
To answer your question, no, Villa retired from football in 2019 after an outstanding career of 19 years and managing to bring 14 major trophies home. Winning the world cup and European Championship with Spain for his team is a major achievement.
David is now pursuing his career in the Indian Super League club Odisha FC, where he works as a technical advisor and is also the Head of Global Football Operations.
He last played an international game on December 7, 2019. In his last game, Villa scored a penalty for his team in Vissel Kobe’s 4-1 win against their opponents Jubilo Iwata in the J1 League. A few weeks after his last match, he officially announced his retirement from football on November 13, 2019.
He was born on December 3, 1981, and played as a striker in his professional football career. He scored some of the best strikes of his time. He made his debut in international football for Spain in the year 2005.