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Javier Mascherano ends his career at 36

Footballer Javier Mascherano announced this Sunday, with some surprise, the end of his professional career, after his team’s (1-0) home defeat, Estudiantes de La Plata, against Argentinos Juniors, for the Argentine League Cup.

In the third round of the competition, the 36-year-old Argentine international midfielder started and was full time, but he was surprised when, at a press conference, he revealed that he had played the last game of his career.

“I want to announce that today I finished my career in professional football. I want to thank this club [Estudiantes de La Plata] for giving me the opportunity to end my career in Argentina. This decision has nothing to do with the club or the results. It is a personal decision, “said Mascherano.

After training at River Plate, Mascherano spent most of his career in Europe, first at West Ham and Liverpool and then at FC Barcelona, ​​where he spent eight seasons, having won two Champions League editions, five Spanish championships and five King’s cups.

Read more in Jornal de Notícias

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