Real Madrid has announced that their defender and captain, Nacho, is departing after a 23-year tenure at the Santiago Bernabeu. The 34-year-old Spanish international, who joined the youth academy in 2001, has clinched six Champions League titles and four LaLiga championships, along with two Copa del Reys. In a statement, the club expressed their appreciation and fondness for Nacho, highlighting his status as one of the club's legendary figures. He retires as the captain who hoisted the 15th Champions League trophy at Wembley, being one of only five players to have secured six European Cups, and holding the record for the most titles in Real Madrid's history. There are rumors linking Nacho to a transfer to Saudi Pro League team Al-Qadsiah. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez praised Nacho's exemplary career and commitment, stating that the club will always consider him part of their family.