Argentine Legend Carlos Tevez has confirmed his retirement from football at the age of 38, citing the death of his father as the reason why he turned down offers to continue playing.
Tevez has retired from football at the age of 38. The Argentine player has had a remarkable career that lasted 20 years. Speaking on Friday, he said:
“I have retired, it is guaranteed. They gave me a lot of things, including those from the United States. But that’s it, I’ve given it all.
“Playing last year was very difficult but I was able to see my old man. I stopped playing because I lost my first fan. ”
The 38-year-old was referring to his father who died last year. Tevez also revealed that he is about to become a coach.
With Argentina’s national team, Tevez won gold at the 2004 Summer Olympics while taking part in two FIFA World Cups.
Winner of many teams, Carlos Tevez won five league titles with the Boca Juniors while also winning the Copa Libertadores and the Intercontinental Cup. He then joined Corinth where he won the Campononato Brasileiro in 2005 before moving to Europe.
His first club in Europe was West Ham United where he will be one of its key players as he helps to escape. He then joined Manchester United where he was part of the top three.
With United, he will win two Premier League trophies, the Champions League and the Club World Cup. The rival move to Manchester City saw him as part of an unforgettable team that won the league in 2011-2022 followed by a move to Juventus.
In this team he would have won two Serie A titles before moving to Shanghai Shenhua of China where he won the FA Cup of China.