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Spanish player retires from football at age 37

Spanish Fernando Llorente has retired from professional football at the age of 37.

The former Juventus, Athletic Bilbao and Spain striker revealed to Movistar Plus on Thursday that he has decided to call it a quit in the game.

Llorente has reportedly been without a club since the end of last season has now put a stop to his 18-year-old career.

“No” and suggested he will instead “keep fit by playing padel.” He said when asked about his interest to continue playing football.

His long time career saw him play at different times for Napoli, Udinese before playing out his final season back in Spain with Eibar in the Segunda Division.

Llorente won three Serie A titles, two Coppa Italia  and a Europa League.  He was also part of the Spain squads that won the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012- earning 24 caps for his country in all with scoring seven goals.


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