Former Manchester United and Real Madrid defender Gabriel Heinze has retired from professional football bringing his 18-year-long illustrious career to an end.
Heinze started his career at Newell’s Old Boys, and then he went on to play for Valladolid, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Marseille and Roma subsequently, winning three major titles in France, Spain and England.
He has also represented Argentina in the World Cup on two occasions.
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“Mine is a 20 Oscar film, I can’t ask for more.. after returning at 34 and becoming a champion, being part of Newell’s history, it’s the perfect ending,” Heinze told reporters last week.
Some photos from his last match:Published 11 May 2014, 14:29 IST