Arjen Robben has introduced his retirement for a second time aged 37.
The previous Chelsea, Actual Madrid and Bayern Munich winger initially hung up his boots after leaving the German facet in 2019.
Nonetheless, he returned to re-sign with boyhood membership Groningen in 2020, and spent final season with the Dutch facet.
However Robben was restricted to only seven appearances for the membership as a result of harm and has now determined to name time on his profession.
“Expensive soccer mates, I’ve determined to cease my lively soccer profession,” he mentioned. “A really tough alternative.
“I need to thank everybody for all of the heart-warming assist!”
At his peak, Robben was one in all Europe’s most feared forwards, and he ends his profession with a formidable trophy haul.
After breaking onto the scene with Groningen in 2000, he moved to PSV two years later and received the Eredivisie in his first season.
Robben then joined Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea, the place he lifted two Premier League titles, two League Cups and the FA Cup.
In 2007 the Dutchman transferred to Actual Madrid, profitable La Liga in 2008, earlier than becoming a member of Bayern – the place he would take pleasure in essentially the most success – a 12 months later.
Robben received eight Bundesliga titles and 5 German Cups throughout his time on the Allianz Enviornment, earlier than selecting to announce what could be a short-lived retirement.
Alongside along with his membership success, Robben received 96 caps for the Netherlands and, though he performed within the 2010 World Cup ultimate, he was unable to raise silverware along with his nation.