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I-League:Alvaro Rubio ends his stint with Bengaluru FC

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Alvaro Rubio, the Spanish midfielder  has ended his short stint with Bengaluru FC after his contract with the club ended on november 30.

Brought in by coach Albert Roca in July to add experience to Bengaluru’s AFC Cup campaign, 37-year-old Alvaro was a vital factor in the Blues reaching the final in Doha.

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The former Real Valladolid captain came to Bengaluru having played more than 300 La Liga games didn’t need time to stamp his class in midfield. “I had a stupendous experience at BFC. It was a positive development for me and I am very grateful to the players, management, fans and everyone associated with the club. I am sure that this club has a great future ahead,” said Rubio..

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The club also parted ways with midfielder Darren Caldeira and right-back Vishal Kumar who, like Rubio, were on short-term deals, the club informed via a media release.