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Gonzalo Higuain announces retirement

Former Argentina international forward Gonzalo Higuain, 34, announced his retirement on Monday 4th October 2022, at a news conference.

Higuain has played for Real Madrid, Napoli, and Juventus during his career, while also having loan spells at AC Milan and Chelsea.

The Inter Miami player, in his 17-year career, has played for Real Madrid, Napoli, and Juventus. He had loan spells at AC Milan and Chelsea.

“The day has arrived to say goodbye to football,” said Higuain during a news conference.

“It’s a profession that has given me so much and one I feel privileged to have lived with its good and bad moments.

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“I want to thank each technical staff that coached me: Club Palermo, River Plate, Real Madrid, Argentina, Napoli, Milan, Chelsea, and finally Inter Miami.

“I’ll take beautiful moments with me in my head and in my heart.

“I had an unthinkable career and achieved more than I could imagine. It’s a decision I made three or four months ago.”

Higuan, Juventus

Higuain began his professional career with Argentine giants River Plate in 2005 after progressing through the club’s youth system.

At international level, Higuain was a consistent presence with Argentina’s national team, scoring 31 goals in 75 appearances.

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