This is without a doubt Alejandro Valverde’s La Vuelta, in his farewell to professional cycling after 20 years in active service, and the Movistar Team dedicates an emotional gesture to him by designing a specific jersey for the telephone group ahead of La Vuelta 22 which starts this Friday , and that pays tribute to the Murcian cyclist.

“The telephone squad goes for the first time to white in its kit and changes the stripes of its characteristic design for the successes of the very champion from Murcia, whose signature will shine on the back of the eight runners,” said the Spanish team.

In a unique gesture in its 12 years with Telefónica as main sponsor, the Movistar Team will completely modify its jersey and dedicate the design it will wear to Alejandro Valverde.

The jersey changes its dark blue background for white, the La Passione design will turn the horizontal stripes that distinguish the garment into a collection of the most important successes of ‘Bala’ and the world champion’s signature will appear on the top of the jersey. back design.

It will be worn by the entire Movistar Team throughout La Vuelta 22, “farewell and tribute” on Spanish roads to the Spanish cyclist, winner of a Vuelta, 5 Flechas Walloons, 4 Liège-Bastogne-Liège or 17 stages in ‘Grand Tours’ in 32 participations, among other achievements remembered in this tribute jersey.