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'Magical' Cazorla's transfer unveiling is the best thing in football now

Santi Cazorla presented to Villarreal fans in 'magical' unveiling Villarreal spectacularly unveil former Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla
Cassandra Castillo | 12 August, 2018, 18:37

So, it was left to Villarreal to unveil their new man on Thursday and, playing on Cazorla's "Little Magician" nickname, the club chose to formally welcome him back on board in fitting fashion.

And to mark his return to the club, Villarreal celebrated his signing with a quite freakish unveiling.

Arsenal icon Cazorla has joined Villarreal ahead of the new La Liga season.

A glass box on a platform was filled with smoke as a magician presided over proceedings at the Estadio de la Ceramica on Thursday.

The weird presentation started off with an empty capsule on a platform inside the Estadio de la Ceramica before it began to fill up with white smoke on Thursday evening. At the stadium, the fans witnessed popular magician Yunke produce the footballer out of thin air. After a while, as the smoke cleared, out came Santi Cazorla from inside the chamber.

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Cazorla hung around after the stepping out of the glass cylinder to wave at the crowd and sign autographs. The two-time FA Cup victor spoke to reporters and described it as a "special day".

He further added that he will remain grateful to the club for giving him support in his younger days.

The 33-year-old is then let out of his case to a rapturous applause by the waiting Villarreal public who are delighted to have one of their own back at the club.

"It's a club that for me is an example and that always does things well despite the difficulties".

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