On October 6, Cifuentes attended his retirement press conference and bid farewell to his long career. Club President Manuel Wizcano also attended his retirement ceremony.
Manuel Vizcano said: "For us, he is not just a captain, he is also a role model, a friend, and a brother. He has a lot to do with the success of the Cadiz football family. We have overcome many difficulties together, and I will never forget the second promotion playoffs. He is calm and knows how to hold time. As the captain and leader, he has turned his dream into reality-in the top league Played on the field. Playing for the team in Huesca, I think we use this as the end of Cifuentes' career is perfect."
After the end of his long career, Cifuentes will join the club management to participate in another form. In this regard, Manuel Vizcano said: "This is a farewell and a welcome. Alberto (Cifuentes) has occupied too much in the dressing room, so we are very necessary. In this way to complete the transition of his identity. We pay tribute to the legend in another way. He has been training himself very hard, he has been very hard to do what he wants to do: become an expert in football. Now he at least still To stay with us for four years, in the technical department, as a technician, we need him at any time. It is almost impossible to repay what Cadiz owes Alberto. He knows what life he wants, and that’s right. There are many feelings here."
Regarding his retirement, Alberto Cifuentes said excitedly: “I don’t know what I want to say. In life and football, you have to wake up every morning and dream about doing new things and learning new things. The thing, the day you deserve it, yesterday was the most important day of my career, because I must say goodbye to my time as a player. From the beginning of the preseason to yesterday, everything is a process. Of course, This is not a crazy decision for me and the club. We talked a lot with the chairman these days. He used to be (my chairman), and now is my boss, my referrer, and my friend.