Sergio Ageuro Announces Retirement From Football Aged 33
Barcelona forward Sergio Aguero has announced his retirement from professional football today.
Rumours had been circulating for weeks, but the Argentinian finally release a statement today clarifying his future.
A health scare prevented the Argentinian from hitting the ground running since his arrival in Spain from Manchester City in the summer.
He has been out of action since late October, suffering from chest pains.
After a number of tests, Aguero was diagnosed with cardiac arrhythmia.
"I have decided to stop playing football."
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— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) December 15, 2021
The striker spoke emotionally in a statement of his decision to stop playing football.
“It is a very difficult moment. The decision I have made I have taken for my health, that is the main reason, because of the problem that I had a month-and-a-half ago.”
“I was in good hands of the medical staff who have done their best and have told me the best thing would be to stop playing.
“So I made that decision about a week ago and I want to tell everyone I did everything possible to have hope, but there wasn’t very much.”
Sergio Aguero’s career will be looked back on fondly for many football fans, especially those who got to enjoy his prime in the Premier League.
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