Football always brings players of great value in front of us, players who are ready to shine and take the bar from seniors who wrote history. So, some of the greatest football players in the world have announced their retirement at the end of this season.
Xavi, Eto’o and Tevez are just some of the legendary football players that will hang up their boots at the end of this season.
So, here are some of football’s legends who will end their professional career at the end of this season:
Xavi Hernandez (39 years , Al Sadd)
Champion of the world with Spain in 2010 and double european champion in 2008 and 2012. Xavi Hernandez won the UEFA Champions League 4 times with Barcelona ( 2006, 2009, 2011, 2015 ), won the La Liga title in Spain 8 times, and the Spanish Cup 3 times.
Throughout this professional career he played for FC Barcelona and Al Sadd.
Samuel Eto’o ( 38 years old, Qatar SC )
Samuel Eto’o won the UEFA Champions League with Real Madrid in 2000, with FC Barcelona in 2006 and 2009 and with Inter in 2010. He won the La Liga title in Spain with Barcelona three times ( 2005, 2006, 2009 ), the Spanish Cup ( with Barcelona in 2009 and with Mallorca in 2003 ), the Italy Cup two times ( with Inter in 2010 and 2011 ) and Serie A with Inter in 2010.
Throughout his professional career Samuel Eto’o played for Kdji Sports, Leganes, Real Madrid, Espanyol, Mallorca, FC Barcelona, Inter, Anzhi, Chelsea, Everton, Sampdoria, Antalyaspor, Konyaspor and Quatar SC.
Robin Van Persie ( 35 years old, Feyenoord)
Robin Van Persie won the Premier League with Manchester United in 2013, the FA Cup with Arsenal in 2005 and the Netherlands cup in 2018 with Feyenoord as well as the UEFA Cup in 2002. He was chosen the Premier League player of the year in 2012.
Robin Van Persie played for Feyenoord, Arsenal, Manchester United, Fenerbahce.
Carlos Tevez ( 35 years old, Boca Juniors )
Some of the most important trophies won by Carlos Tevez are: the UEFA Champions League with Manchester United in 2008, the Premier League with Manchester City in 2012, Manchester United in 2008 and 2009 ), Serie A with Juventus in 2014 and 2015, and the championship title in Argentina with Boca Juniors in 2004, 2015, 2017 and 2018.
Carlos Tevez played football for Boca Juniors, Corinthians, West Ham, Manchester City, Manchester United, Juventus and Shanghai Sehnhua.
Petr Cech ( 36 years old, Arsenal )
Peter Cech won the UEFA Champions League in 2012, the Premier League 4 times ( 2005, 2006, 2010, 2015 ), England Cup three times ( 2005, 2007, 2015 ) and the Europa League in 2013. All trophies were won while he was played football for Chelsea F.C.
He played professional football for Chmel Blsany, Sparta Prague, Stade Rennes, Chelsea and Arsenal.
Andrea Barzagli ( 37 years old, Juventus )
World champion with Italy in 2006. He won the Serie A seven times with Juventus ( 2012 – 2018 ), 4 Italy Cups ( 2015 – 2018 ) and he won the Bundesliga with Wolfsburg in 2009.
Throughout his career he played football for Pistoiese, AC Firenze Rondinella, Ascoli, Chievo, Palermo, Wolfsburg and Juventus.