Barcelona forward Sergio Kün Aguero has retired from football at the age of 33.The forward has been struggling with series of injuries since leaving Manchester City to join the Catalans.
The former Atletico Madrid man made the announcement at a press conference on Wednesday as he was advised by his medical team.
Aguero said, ❝This conference is to let you know that it’s decided to leave the world of football.❞
❝It’s a very hard time, it’s the most difficult decision I’ve made in my life. It’s a health issue, it’s the best decision for me.❞
❝The doctors told me that the best for me was to stop. I made the decision a week ago.❞
❝I am proud and happy for my career, I have always dreamed of playing football. My dream was to play football. I never thought I would make it to Europe.❞
❝I thank my family who have supported me from the start.❞
❝I also want to thank my teammates who have helped me improve.❞
❝I want to explain to you that I did everything possible to see if there was any hope, but there hasn’t been much.❞
❝I don’t know what awaits me now. I know there’s a lot of people that love me and want the best for me.❞
❝I am leaving with my head held high.❞
❝I wish the best to all my teammates, because the truth is that they are very good teammates and they deserve the best.❞
❝Since I arrived here everyone has treated me very well. I did not experience it elsewhere, they are very big fans, I have noticed it on the street… Young and old.❞