Alejandro Valverde confirms he will retire after 2022 season

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) during the 2021 Tour de France
Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) during the 2021 Tour de France (Image credit: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

Alejandro Valverde has confirmed that he will “100 per cent” retire after the 2022 season, putting an end to a 21-year career at the age of 42. 

The Movistar rider has often put back the date of retirement in recent years but he told Spanish radio show Sports Radiogaceta that his time has come.  

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