Eric Abidal's former clubs have paid tribute after the defender announced his retirement from football.
The 35-year-old, who won four Spanish titles and two Champions Leagues with Barcelona and three successive French titles with Lyon, called time on his career on Friday after half a season with Greek side Olympiacos.
Prior to that, he had returned to his first professional club...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) Former France and Barcelona defender Eric Abidal announced his retirement from football on Friday, a day before his last match.
Abidal said he will finish after playing for Olympiakos against Kalloni on Saturday, with 18 months left on his contract.
He cited personal reasons for stopping, without elaborating.
Abidal played at two World Cups for France, and won...
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December 19, 2014
Olympiakos got their Champions League campaign off to a winning start as they recorded a 3-2 victory over Atletico Madrid in the Group A clash at Karaiskakis Stadium.
Arthur Masuaku opened the scoring for the hosts and Ibrahim Afellay doubled their lead after 31 minutes before Mario Mandzukic pulled one back for Madrid before half-time.
Konstantinos Mitroglou made it 3-1 midway through...