Schurrle Ex-Chelsea Germany 2014 World Cup Winner Retires Aged 29


Former Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle has announced his shock decision to retire from football at the age of 29.

Schurrle cancelled his contract at Borussia Dortmund earlier this week following a loan spell at Spartak Moscow.

In a revealing interview with Der Spiegel, Schurrle announced that: “The decision has matured in me for a long time.”

Having experienced success with Bayer Leverkusen, Chelsea, Wolfsburg and Borussia Dortmund, Schurrle has opened up on the loneliness he suffered at the top of the game.

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Schurrle has revealed the personal sacrifices he made for his career, stating that as “the depths became deeper, the highlights were less and less”.

He added: “You always have to play a certain role in order to survive in the business, otherwise you will lose your job and you will not get a new one.”

In a touching Instagram post, the player explained: “I want to let you know that I’m…

Source: Complete Sports