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Former Liverpool defender John Arne Riise retires

John Arne Riise has called time on an eventful career REUTERS ? Former Liverpool and Norway left back John Arne Riise has decided to call time ...

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John Arne Riise has called time on an eventful career

REUTERS - Former Liverpool and Norway left back John Arne Riise has decided to call time on his career, the player confirmed in a blog post on his official website on Monday.

The 35-year-old Riise spent seven years at Liverpool, making more than 250 appearances and winning the Champions League, the FA Cup and the League Cup during his spell on Merseyside.

Riise played for several clubs, including Fulham and Italian side Roma following his departure from Anfield, and last played for Norwegian outfit Aalesund, where he started his career in 1996.

Riise ends his career as the most-capped Norwegian player of all time, having made 110 appearances for his country.

(Reporting by Shravanth Vijayakumar in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'Brien)

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