Sergio Aguero Set to Retire from Football Due to Recent Heart Problems

Sergio Aguero will be retiring from football, after being diagnosed of some heart problems.

The Argentine forward is forced to hang his boots after a sublime 18 years as a professional footballer following recent heart complications that he suffered in one of his first La Liga matches for Barca, he hadl only made his debut against Valencia on October 17.

 


The 33-year-old suffered a cardiac arrhythmia during a 1–1 home draw against Alavés on October 30, a problem that had originally ruled the Argentine out of action for three months.


As per emerging information from Radio journalist Gerard Romero, Aguero will announce his retirement in a press conference scheduled for next week.


Aguero recently joined the Spanish giants on a free transfer after parting ways with his former club Manchester City last summer.


The prolific goalsscorer has played just five games for the Barcelona ( 4 in the La Liga, 1 in the Champions League), and managed to score just once in his third appearance, doing so in the El Clasico against Real Madrid at the Camp Nou on October 24.

Real Madrid later emerged victorious on the day, defeating the Catalan side 2-1.


Barcelona have been informed of the decision consigning Aguero, and will now begin an immediate search to replace the iconic striker in the January Transfer window, with former teammate Raheem Sterling identified as a top target.


Across a total of 685 club appearances, Sergio Aguero registered an outstanding 386 goals, winning 17 trophies across Europe.

He began his footballing career in 2003 at the age of 15 in Independiente a club in Argentina. 


For his country Argentina, Aguero made 101 caps and scored 41 goals, since making his debut in a friendly against Brazil at age 18 in 2006. He was part of the team that just won the Copa América this year.






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