Mario Mandzukic takes retirement from football

Suhaib Ahmed

06th Sep, 2021. 07:19 pm
Mario Mandzukic takes retirement from football

Croatian striker, Mario Mandzukic took retirement from football, three years after playing his last international game.

He was the one who scored the winning goal against England in the semifinals of the World Cup in 2018.

Mario announced his decision in a post on Instagram, which included a photo of a pair of boots.

 

 

He wrote, “While you put on these boots for the first time, you can’t even imagine what you will get to experience in football,”
He addressed to his young self, “Dear little Mario”, and signed “Your big Mario”

“You’ll recognize the moment to retire, to put these boots in a cabinet and you’ll have no regrets.”

“You will score goals on the biggest stages and win the biggest trophies in the jerseys of the biggest clubs,”

“In the jersey of greatest pride, the Croatian national team, you will write some of the most important moments of Croatian sport.”

Mario appeared 89 times for Croatia scoring 33 goals, he also played for Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid and Juventus and appeared 11 times this year for AC Milan.

He won the Croatian league 3 times with Dinamo Zagreb, the Bundesliga, twice, and the Champions League at Bayern, and Serie A 4 times at Juventus.

Juventus quickly responded on Instagram.

Club wrote, “Glad to have shared part of your story together,”

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