Players like Gonzalo Higuaín, Carlos Tévez, Franck Ribéry and Gerard Piqué, are among the 10 biggest names who have retired in 2022
Nothing is eternal, and at some point even the most atlhetic football players, like Zlatan Ibrahimovic or Cristiano Ronaldo – knows they cannot continue playing forever.
Injuries in later years, the difficulty for the clubs to offer a contract to a player in his late playing ages, are among the reasons for a football player to retire in their mid 30’s. From World champions, Champions League winners, Olympic medallists and record-breaking transfers, all of them knows they will have to retire one day.
Check on the table below, some interesting stats regarding the career of these now retired football players.