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Villa's path to Camp Nou

Published: Monday 31 May 2010, 9.30CET
What makes a €40m centre-forward? David Villa, the Spain striker who has just swapped Valencia CF for Liga champions FC Barcelona, tells UEFA.com about his early days in the game.

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Published: Monday 31 May 2010, 9.30CET

Villa's path to Camp Nou

What makes a €40m centre-forward? David Villa, the Spain striker who has just swapped Valencia CF for Liga champions FC Barcelona, tells UEFA.com about his early days in the game.

After falling short of winning a second UEFA Champions League crown in succession, FC Barcelona have directed their energies towards strengthening their Spanish titlewinning squad. Striker David Villa has already left Valencia CF to top up Josep Guardiola's team – and here the €40m man charts the start of his rise to prominence in the company of UEFA.com.

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