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Thomas Partey reaches 100th appearance with Athletico Madrid

By Haruna Mubarak
 Thomas Partey reaches 100th appearances with Athletico Madrid
Thomas Partey reaches 100th appearances with Athletico Madrid

Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey has achieved a milestone, making his 100th appearance in an Athletico Madrid shirt in the club's 1-0 win over Rayo Vallecano in the Spanish La Liga on Saturday.

Thomas Partey achieved this milestone on Saturday as he came on in the 36th minute where the Ghanaian international replaced Juanfran who was stretched off following a hamstring injury at the right back position.

The 25-year-old then played as a right back to the final whistle of the game as Antoine Griezmann strike from a flicked header gave Athletico Madrid all three point which was their first win of the season in the Spanish La Liga.





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Thomas Partey, who was a Youth League champion with the Rojiblancos 2011-2012 season, joined Athletico Madrid in 2011, made his first-team debut on November 28, 2015.

Three seasons later and a fourth started, he has accumulated 100 matches (64 in the League, 17 in the Champions League, 8 in the Europa League, 1 European Super Cup and 10 in the Copa del Rey) and 9 goals

Thomas Partey

Thomas Partey became the first Ghanaian to win the Uefa Super Cup trophy after Athletico Madrid's 4-2 victory over rivals Real Madrid a few weeks ago.

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