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

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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