Claudio Marchisio retires from football at age of 33
Former Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio has retired from football at age 33 after a bout with Russian side Zenit St Petersburg.
After spending 25 years in the club where he won four walkers in addition to seven Serie A names, marchisio stopped his stay at Juve last year. He earned 55 caps for Italy, the last of that was in 2017.
It is a significant decision but an extremely tough
one. It was right to reveal it in a very special location. I chose to retire because I realised that my entire body was no longer responding as the head desired, Marchisio told colleagues at Juves Allianz Stadium.
He joined Zenit on a deal in September last year but reduce his spell brief this year because of a persistent knee issue after managing only nine looks.
I spent unforgettablemoments on the field... I invite Juventus along with the other groups I played , my team-mates, managers and trainers that gave me all of this, he further added.
Here I raised my most important trophies. These are the emotions that will always stay within me