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/ 24 days ago

Cavani retires from Uruguay: Will he play in 2024 Copa America?

On May 30, the legendary Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani announced his retirement from international soccer, capping off a stellar career. The 37-year-old, who plays for Boca Juniors at the moment, took to Instagram to break the news. He reminisced on his life's path and thanked God for the chance to play for his nation. “My […]

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/ 32 days ago

Leicester's Premier League-winning coach Ranieri calls it quits

This season, the soccer world has said goodbye to several legendary players and coaches. However, one departure has had more emotional weight than any other. Claudio Ranieri, the revered Italian coach, announced on Tuesday that he is resigning from his remaining year with Cagliari and entering retirement. This decision marks the end of a journey […]

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/ 66 days ago

Back on field at 58: Romario becomes oldest player in world

For some players, age is nothing more than a number. But when contrasted with the life of Brazilian superstar Romario, the incredible tales of those top sportsmen pale in comparison. As a 58-year-old star from Brazil, Romario has accomplished a great deal. He won the World Cup with Brazil and later became a senator. He […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 179 days ago

Notable players to retire in 2023: Ibra, Bale and Hazard

Soccer provides a flood of memories reliving themselves every season. There are a lot of contests that do not follow a linear calendar like Major League Soccer seasons; instead, they span for two years. There is little downtime for players between the 2022-23 season (which ended in the middle of 2023) and the start of […]

Inter Milan

/ 284 days ago

Ex-Inter goalkeeper set to retire, tipped for new role

Samir Handanovic, former Inter goalkeeper and captain, has decided to end his professional soccer career. He is also eager to return to his old club, but this time in a more administrative capacity. The Nerazzurri released the 39-year-old after the 2022-23 season ended due to the expiration of his contract. The Slovenian looked at other […]

Brighton's Enock Mwepu retires with heart condition

Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder Enock Mwepu announced on Monday that he must medically retire from the sport. The 24-year-old Zambian has a hereditary heart condition that can worsen over time. According to a statement from the club, Mwepu's condition can lead to a fatal cardiac arrest. Playing soccer at a competitive level can increase […]