Uruguayan forward Diego Forlan announces retirement from professional football
The 40-year-old Diego Forlan announced his retirement from professional football on Wednesday.
Diego Forlan announced his retirement from football after playing 112 matches for his national team Uruguay.
The 40-year-old Diego Forlan scored 36 goals for his national team. Diego Forlan is the part of Uruguay national team when they won the Copa America title in 2011. In 2010 World Cup, Diego Forlan won the Golden Ball.
“After 21 years I made the decision to end my career as a professional footballer. A beautiful stage closes full of great memories and emotions but another of new challenges will begin. Thanks to all who in one way or another accompanied me on this path!” Forlan tweeted.
Diego Forlan played for the many football clubs like – Manchester United, Inter Milan, Villarreal, and Atletico Madrid
Diego Forlan started his professional career with Independiente Club in Argentina.
Diego Forlan won the Premier League title with Manchester United in 2002-2003 and Pichichi Trophy with Villarreal in 2004.
In La Liga, he scored 128 goals in 240 league games for Villarreal and Atletico Madrid.