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At the age of 37: Fernando Llorente announced his retirement from football

The Basque striker who won the World Cup and the Euro with the Spanish national team has hung up his shoes: “I will not return to the courts, I will continue to play paddle in my free time”

Fernando Llorente officially announced today (Thursday) his retirement from professional football. The 37-year-old Spanish striker chose not to announce this at a press conference or a post on social networks, as of now, but in his interview on Spanish television in which he said: “I will not return to the courts. Now everything is free for me in life. I will continue to stay in shape and play padel in my spare time.” The Basque Llorente grew up in Athletic Bilbao’s academy and apart from a short loan spell in Baskonia, played for nine years in the senior team until he moved to Juventus in 2013.In the Bianconeri uniform, he won three consecutive Italian championships, a cup and two Super Cups, including qualifying for the Champions League final where he lost with the old lady to Barcelona in 2015. He then moved to Sevilla, in Media won the Europa League, and later moved to Swansea from the Premier League and then to Tottenham, in Media especially remembered for the goal that lifted the Roosters to the semi-finals of the Champions League at the expense of Manchester City. Now me: Marcus Rashford’s resurgence at Manchester United in Jerusalem, failures Around Heinemar participated in a poker tournament, in Brazil Catello: “He is especially good at Tiktok”

After the term in England, the striker joined Napoli, where he won the Italian Cup, and then movedto Udinese and finished his career in Spanish club Eibar. Last summer he finished his contract in Spain and could not find a new team, and now announced his retirement. The tall Spaniard made 24 appearances in the national team uniform, in which he contributed eight goals and won the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012. In his club career, he contributed 185 goals and scored 61 in 628 appearances.

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