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Man City legend and Barca star Sergio Aguero in tears as he announces retirement

Man City legend and Barca star Sergio Aguero in tears as he announces retirement
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Manchester City legend and Barcelona star Sergio Aguero broke down in tears as he has anuounced his retirement at 33 years old in the wake of being diagnosed to have a heart issue.

Aguero has not played since suffering chest pain during Barcelona’s 1-1 draw with Alaves on October 30.

The Argentine striker was taken to hosital for tests and has been determined to have cardiac arrhythmia – an irregular heartbeat – placing his future in the game in question.

Aguero held a question and answer session at the Nou Camp on Wednesday where he confirmed his choice to resign.

“This conference is to let you know that it’s decided to leave the world of football,’ an emotional Aguero said.

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“It’s a very hard time, it’s the most difficult decision I’ve made in my life. It’s a health issue, it’s the best decision for me.

“The doctors told me that the best for me was to stop. I made the decision a week ago.’

Aguero scored 379 goals in 663 games across his 18-year professional career, winning 17 trophies and playing for Independiente, Atletico Madrid, Manchester City and Barca.

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