“I look back and take pride in having spent so many years in this demanding profession. I am especially grateful to all those people who made life easier for me and my family in all the teams where I played: CF Damm, FC Barcelona, Albacete, Recreativo de Huelva, Real Valladolid, Real Oviedo, Getafe, Lorca FC and FC Goa. An incredible stage of my life is ending and I leave it behind with the certainty that I have squeezed it to the fullest. And with the conviction that the best is yet to come, “said Peña. After almost 20 years dedicated to professional football, the former center of Salamanca Carlos Pena announced his withdrawal. “I have decided to leave behind a precious stage in my life, although I will continue to be linked to this sport from the other side,” the former Valladolid, Albacete or Getafe wrote on social networks, who ended his career as a footballer wearing the FC Goa Indian for the past two seasons.What a pity He went through the FC Barcelona youth academy and shared the Spanish Under-21 team with Sergio Ramos, Iniesta, Fàbregas and Fernando Torres., made public his intention to continue linked to football, although this time from the bench. “I have always felt privileged to be able to make my passion my job and to have had the good fortune to be able to live in other cities in even other countries,” wrote Peña, who with FC Goa played 43 games and managed to win two titles: Super Cup and regular championship of the Indian Super League (ISL). There, in addition, he obtained the classification for the group stage of the Champions along with other Spaniards such as Ferrán Corominas, Edu Bedia or Zaragoza coach Sergio Lobera.