Chiellini announces retirement at age 39

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Giorgio Chiellini, veteran Italian defender Announced his official retirement at the age of 39 after playing football for more than two decades.

Chiellini last played for Los Angeles FC, a team in the US Major League Soccer League (MLS). In the last match on the field. They unfortunately missed out on winning the MLS Cup after losing to Columbus Crew 1-2 in the final last weekend.

The former Italian national team defender decided to bid farewell to his football career on Tuesday. The start of a 23-year career that began with Livorno in 2000 and went on to success with Juventus from 2004-2022 ทางเข้า UFABET 

Chiellini led the “Zebras” to win Serie A 9 times, Serie B 1 time, Coppa Italia 5 times and Supercoppa Italiana 5 times. 

In addition, he also played 117 matches for the Italian national team between 2004 and 2022. Being the captain of the “Azzurri” team that won Euro 2020 as well. 

Chiellini’s message posted on X (Twitter) said: “You have had a beautiful journey. and the most intense in my life You are everything to me. I have traveled with you on a unique and unforgettable journey.”

“But now it is time to start a new chapter. Facing new challenges and write a new chapter in your life that is even more important and exciting.”