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Ex-Barcelona and Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes has been named as head coach of Spanish 4th division team Unio Atletica d’Horta for one year, the club confirmed on Friday.

“We hope you have many successes at the head of our club,” Unio Atletica d’Horta said on Twitter.

Following his retirement from playing, he worked as an academy coach at Barcelona from 2017 to 2019.

The 38-year-old played for Barcelona, Manchester United and Middlesbrough in England also Belgian side Standard Liege.

Valdes was a pure Barcelona product as he was promoted from Barcelona B to the Spanish club’s first team in 2002.

In his 12-year spell at Camp Nou, Valdes won three UEFA Champions League titles (2006, 2009 and 2011).

Separately he bagged the 2010 FIFA World Cup trophy with Spanish national team.

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