Former Argentina, Manchester City striker vouches retirement

By Piyush


Former Argentina striker Carlos Tevez vouched on Friday that he has retired from professional soccer, 1 year following quitting Buenos Aires club Boca Juniors citing burnout.

Tevez, 38, stated on national TV show in Argentina that he would no longer play professionally.

Well known as ‘El Apache’, Tevez started his career at Boca and had successful terms with Corinthians.

He moved to England in 2006, where he played for Premier League clubs West Ham United, Manchester United and Manchester City, ahead of moving to Italy to unite with Juventus.

Tevez had 2 more terms with his hometown club Boca on either side of a spell with Chinese Super League team Shanghai Shenhua.

He made 75 features for the Argentine national team and triumphed an Olympic gold medal at the 2004 Olympics in Athens.


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