Former Liverpool Hero announces retirement from football - originally posted on Soccerlens.comFormer Liverpool hero Luis Garcia has retired from international football, the player has announced through his personal blog site.
The 35-year-old has thanked his parents, family, friends, Rafael Benitez and all his well-wishers who played major parts in his development as a professional footballer.
“To Badalona and S.Gabriel for making me as person, to FC. Barcelona for me opening the door, to Valladolid, Tenerife and Toledo for letting Establish myself on first division, to Atletico Madrid for making me enjoy Calderon Stadium on fire, to R.Santander experiences for goods and Panathinaikos, Puebla and Pumas to for the opportunity to live in a country of warm people and a passionate football, and to Liverpool FC for making me pass to the history of international football and be part of the Red family, forever.”
After graduating from Barcelona’s youth academy, Garcia was signed by then Liv...