Former Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain will retire at the end of the 2022 Major League Soccer (MLS) season.
Higuain who joined MLS outfit Inter Miami since 2020, is Argentina’s fifth-highest scorer with 31 goals in 75 matches.
The 34-year-old announced his retirement at a tearful press conference alongside Inter Miami head coach Phil Neville.
“The day has come to say goodbye to football,” said Higuain.
“Three or four months ago I told the club, it wasn’t from one day to the next. I had been working on it for years.
“When I came here, I came for the pleasure of enjoying football, of my life, of having Fede close, my brother. It was another stage in my career, but I can tell you that it was one of the best moments of my career, and this club, my team-mates and the coaching staff gave it to me, who gave me back the desire to play football.
“I can now retire as I always dreamed, scoring goals and having fun playing the game.”
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Source: Complete Sports