Poker Star Albert Riera joins Mallorca

Riera playing Poker

Poker Star Albert Riera joins Mallorca [divider]

Former Galatasaray winger Albert Riera has joined Mallorca according to Marca.

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The 32-year-old was been released by Udinese after failing to make a single appearance for the Serie A oufit.

Riera joined Udinese from Galatasaray last March and spent the rest of the season on loan at Watford.

The former Spanish international joined Galatasaray on a €3 million move from Olympiacos in 2011 and went onto make 80 appearances for the Lions, winning the Super Lig title twice.

Riera recently hit the headlines after entering a poker tournament in Italy and emerging the winner, taking home £182,000 in prize money.

The experiened winger joined the 46 man tournament at the Perla di Nova Gorica casino and finished in first place.

Riera has previous Premier League experience playing for Liverpool between 2008-10 and enjoying a loan spell at Manchester City.

Mallorca are currently 11th in the Spanish Segunda division on 27 points.