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Aguero To Announce Retirement From Football Next Week

Sergio is set to retire from active football due to heart problems.

According to Milan based Italian journalist,
Fabrizio Romano, who has just disclosed this on his Twitter handle, the decision that has been communicated to FC Barcelona will be clarified at a press conference next week.

The 33-year-old joined Barcelona on 31 May 2021 after signing two years contract. He made his first appearance for the Catalans on 17 October, coming off the bench in a 3–1 home win against Valencia. He scored his only goal in four matches on 24 October, when he came on as a substitute in the 77th minute in a 2–1 home defeat to Real Madrid.

His Camp Nou adventure ended Seven days later when he suffered a cardiac arrhythmia during an eventual 1–1 home draw against Alavés, ruling him out of action for three months.

Aguero is one of the most productive strikers of his generation and will be greatly missed by the football world.

He started his professional career in 2003 at local club Independiente, where he scored 23 goals in 54 matches from 2003–2006 before leaving for Atlético Madrid, where he announced himself to the world with 74 goals in 175 matches between 2006 and 2011 for the La Liga giants.

He scored most of his club goals at Manchester City, netting 184 times in 275 matches for the Citizens from 2011–2021.

Aguero also etched his name in history books on the international scene, painting his stints with the Argentina youth set-ups with goals before graduating to the senior team in 2006, netting 41 times in 101 matches for La Albiceleste.

He won UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super Cup with Atlético Madrid, five Premier League titles, one
FA Cup, six Football League/EFL Cup, three
FA Community Shield with Manchester City.

At international level, the former Diego Maradona’s son-in-law won the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 2005 and 2007, Olympic football gold medal in 2008 and
hitherto elusive Copa América in 2021.

His individual honours include2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup Golden Shoe, Golden Ball and Golden Boy,
2009 World Soccer Young Player of the Year, Premier League Golden Boot 2014–15,
La Liga Ibero-American Player of the Year 2007–08, Don Balón Award: 2007–08, 2014 FSF Player of the Year, Manchester City Player of the Year: 2011–12, 2014–15 and
Manchester City Goal of the Season: 2011–12.

He won Premier League Player of the Month on seven occasions, made PFA Team of the Year for two seasons, South American Team of the Year in 2005 and
IFFHS CONMEBOL team of the decade 2011–2020.

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