David Villa Official Website http://davidvilla7.es Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:18:16 +0100 www.davidvilla7.es es DAVID VILLA STARTS HIS THIRD SEASON AGAINST ORLANDO CITY /noticias/noticia_1424/ 03/03/2017
Commanded by Patrick Vieira and with the same or more energy than in the beginning of his career, David Villa starts his third season in MLS on Sunday. The rival will be Orlando City and the objective will be to continue growing individually and collectively in a football in permanent boom.Of the 10 teams that started the MLS in 1996, the figure has been increasing every year to the current 24, with the debut this season of Atlanta United and Minnesota United. The clubs will play a total of 34 games going in their way to the playoffs.With 23 goals and a total leadership squandering, the MLS last season recognized David Villa as the MVP of the season. Together with Andrea Pirlo and without Frank Lampard, the Spaniard will try to improve the semifinals achieved in 16/17. Everything is ready to see David Villa again on the pitch.]]>
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DAVID VILLA STARTS HIS THIRD PRESEASON IN NYCFC /noticias/noticia_1423/ 25/01/2017
The regular season of MLS is near and David Villa is already preparing the new challenge with New York City. It will be the third year and the captain has already publicly shown the ambition with which he faces it: \"Our goal is to fight for MLS. What I love about this league is that at the begining all the teams have chances to win it.\"Villa is already under the orders of Patrick Vieira, who will again direct the road to NYC after a great regular season last year. \"We are lucky to have a coach like Patrick Vieira, his job is serious and demands us a lot. He was one of the main reasons for the improvement we had last year\", said the number seven.]]>
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David Villa celebrated the first anniversary of the Bayamon FC-DV7 with a very special visit to Puerto Rico. The children who participated in the camp for two days were able to test their football skills with the New York City striker. In addition, received the theoretical advices from the top scorer of the Spanish National team.A year after the alliance between Bayamon FC and the DV7 Soccer Academy, Villa made a small balance of this period: \"I am very happy with the results that are happening here every day\".In addition, the NYCFC captain expressed his full involvement with his global academy project: \"We do not rule out opening more academies elsewhere, this is what I want to dedicate after retiring\".]]>
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DAVID VILLA, MVP OF THE SEASON IN THE MLS /noticias/noticia_1421/ 13/12/2016
Don Garber, as the highest commissioner of the MLS, gave David Villa the MVP of the 2016 season. El Guaje receives it in his second season in the league, the highest individual award of the MLS.David Villa led New York City to their first historic appearance in the Playoffs and closed the season with 23 goals and four assists. Villa, along with Bradley Wright-Phillips, has been the most prolific striker in the past two seasons with 41 goals (2015-16).The Spanish striker is on the list of MVP after Sebastian Giovinco, winner last season\'s and Robbie Keane, named best player in 2014.In addition, Villa received a surprisa during the act with a video in which several of his former companions congratulated him for the MVP. Gerard Piqué and Xavi Hernández, of the Football Club Barcelona and the Spanish national team, Koke Resurrection, Gabi Fernandez, Diego Godín and Juanfran Torres, of Atletico Madrid, Pepe Reina, Juan Mata and Rául González Blanco, former teammates in the Spanish team, dedicated to Villa an affectionate words of congratulation.Also Jack Harrison, current player of New York City and Landon Donovan, historical footballer of the MLS and of the American selection of soccer joined the initiative.The New York City striker was visibly excited by the congratulations received from around the world and appreciated it to all who participated in the video.]]>
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DAVID VILLA INTRODUCES HIS NEW ACADEMY IN HONG KONG /noticias/noticia_1420/ 12/12/2016
Kitchee proudly announces today that the Kitchee Academy will partner with David Villa to enhance its youth development program. Villa’s DV7 SoccerAcademy will in the future provide the football curriculum for the Kitchee Academy. The curriculum will be updated in regular intervals to include modern and up-to-date football concepts and teaching material. This will enable the Kitchee youth coaching staff to provide a weekly or monthly systematic syllabus to the young footballers, so that the young players will gain exposure to a modern training methodology from more advanced football countries. The goal is to develop these young players to lead Hong Kong football to a higher level in the future. Villa, who named as the MLS MVP of the Season, was a World Cup Champion and the all-time leading scorer of the Spanish national team. During his impressive football career, he was coached by many great tacticians, including the likes of Josep Guardiola, Diego Simeone, Luis Aragonés and Vicente del Bosque. Combining his playing experience at the pinnacle of club and international football, with the youth coaching methodology originated from FC Barcelona, Villa has designed the DV7 Academy curriculum, with the Technical Director of the DV7 Soccer Academy, Josep Gombau, to offer a uniform playing style, as well as providing young playerswith the chance to develop individual skills,enhance vision and decision-making skills in matches in various stages of their football development.The focus of this cooperation is beyond simply the provision of a static (even though world-class)curriculum. The partnership aims to develop a vibrant pathway to transfer modern football knowledge and training methodology from more advanced football countries to Hong Kong. The foundation of the partnership is the adoption ofthe DV7 curriculum by the Kitchee Academy. More importantly, through the partnership, Kitchee will now receive regularly the latest football knowledge from advanced football countries and continues to improve how young players are trained in Hong Kong.Mr. Pedro Garcia, Director of Curriculum and Coaching Education explained, “The DV7 curriculum benefits both students and coaches. Throughout the partnership, we will train local coaches in the best practices, and we will guide them on a daily basis with Kitchee youth coaches at the Academy in order to guarantee the students have been properly equipped to deliver in match situations what they have learned in classes.”Villa expressed his excitement about the partnership with Kitchee. “I understand that Kitchee has been working really hard on youth development, and for this reason, I would like to help them on developing students to become loyal fans of football while at the same time providing the Academy with the best curriculum to developtalents for the future. We will also help players with special talents to optimize their abilities, and to provide them a pathway to become a professional football player\".]]>
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TORONTO MAKES IMPOSSIBLE THE COMEBACK FOR NYC /noticias/noticia_1418/ 07/11/2016
The challenge of the New York City was really big. They had to overcome a 2-0 against Toronto F.C. at Yankee Stadium. The excellent regular season made by Patrick Vieira team was not enough in the playoffs and Canadians gave no option to the comeback.Vieira bet on Lampard and Pirlo to lead the midfield, but one loss of Jack Harrison meant the 0-1 by Giovinco. Former Juventus player made the 0-2 and Altidore scored the third goal before the break.Jonathan Osorio and again Giovinco took care of closing the scoring in favor of Toronto F.C. This meant the end of the dream for NYCFC, who saw how two bad games condemned their title options.Villa closed in this way a brilliant season in the MLS. A year has definitely placed him as one of the best players in the championship and a reference to the media level. His 23 goals and leadership on the field have earned him one of the three candidates for MVP of the season.]]>
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NYC FELL 2-0 IN THE FIRST LEG PLAYOFFS /noticias/noticia_1417/ 02/11/2016
It was not the dream night for the New York City debut in the MLS playoffs. After a great regular season, the team came with the favorite rol to the conference semifinal against Toronto F.C. Without Pirlo and Lampard in the starting line of Vieira, was going to be a complicated match for the Citizens.The constant play by local bands favored most occasions. The New York City only disturbed the local goal by Jack Harrison a chance after 80 minutes when David Villa had already been replaced.Citizen inaccuracy of defense led to the first goal in the 83 by Altidore. Rickets scored 2-0 with a shot from the far post. On Sunday Vieira team will try to turn around the tie in their stadium. Yankee Stadium will be essential to keep alive the dream of New York City.]]>
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VILLA SHINES IN THE DECISION DAY /noticias/noticia_1416/ 24/10/2016
The final act of the season kept a surprise in the form of big game for New York City F.C. The group led by Patrick Vieira faced the match against Columbus Crew with the hope of finishing in the top of the Eastern Conference. David Villa sought to win the Golden Boot in a nice dispute with Wright-Philips.The NYCFC was ahead on the scoreboard with a goal by colombian Stiven Mendoza after a great cross from David Villa. The Guaje could increase the advantage of his team with a beautiful shot from the edge of the area, but the ball hit both posts before going wide.The Columbus Crew took advantage to tie the match just after the break through Ola Kamara. Vieira turned to Frank Lampard to get ahead again and Jack Harrison scored a goal for 2-1. Shelton put the third and shortly after Villa scored the fourth taking advantage of a loose ball in the area.The goal of the captain of New York City represents the number 23 of the season and is only one less of the Golden Boot after Wright-Philips also scored in the Decision Day.]]>
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David Villa returned to live a magical night in the MLS. The captain of the New York City gave the victory to his team in the game against the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium. After a first part with an alternate domain, a corner kick Jack Harrison and continued by Pirlo was the prelude to 1-0. Villa took a oriented control to mark beneath the legs of Joe Willis.\'El Guaje\' still was going to sentenced the match: Caught a lost ball at the edge of the area to beat above the goalkeeper of the Houston Dynamo. The Spaniard celebrated with rage his goal number 21 of the season.With this record stands leader in the race for the Golden Boot, added his sixth double of the season and leaves his leadership team with the same points as the New York Red Bull.]]>
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 Yankee Stadium is a fortress for New York City. Vieira\'s team has seven consecutive games unbeaten at home and the Chicago Fire found it firsthand. 8 minutes into the match and went ahead after a corner from Pirlo and pass Shelton topped with Mena knee. It was his first goal in MLS and lit the flame game NYC. Villa continued the party shortly after an impossible cross shot for Johnson. It is the 18th goal for Guaje and sentenced the match for locals. Solignac pulled one back with a shot from the small area, but Mendoza, with a goal to pass Villa, again put the advantage of two goals for New York City. Still the second goal of Villa was absent. Guaje collected the ball on the right edge of the area and put the far post with an excellent left-footed shot.His 19th goal of the season and both which already exceeds last year\'s registration. Vieira was full of praise to his performance after the match: \"He is the team captain, is the team leader and I think his performance tonight is one of the best I\'ve seen.\"]]>
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