Iker Muniain Posts Special Video Capturing The Day He Signed His Unique New Contract With Athletic Club


Iker Muniain embraces the fans at the San Mamés (Athletic Club)

It has been two days since Iker Muniain signed his contract renewal with Athletic. The 25-year-old pledged the rest of his career to the club by choosing to not insert a release clause in the new deal and fans are still buzzing about it. Even his teammates embraced him at training and have said in recent interviews that the decision was big and shows just how committed he is to Athletic.

Muniain made it clear in his press conference that he wanted to send a message. “I didn’t want a release clause because I didn’t want to have a price or be for sale”, said the Lezama product. The new contract is unprecedented in today’s football world and the player knows just what type of statement he made. He wanted to prove his loyalty and be a reference point for young players at the club.

On Friday Muniain posted a video on social media that captured the day when he signed the contract. It was an emotional video that contained flashbacks and a voice over of Muniain talking about what it all meant for him. His new deal is already being considered as one of the biggest moments of the La Liga season and will go down as one of the most special events in the history of Athletic Club.

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