Arsenal’s goalkeeper Petr Cech took to social retirement to announce his retirement from professional football at the end of the current season with the London club. The Czech Republic legend already retired from international duty earlier and after this season he will retire from the club football as well. Also Read - SHF vs ARS Dream11 Team Prediction Premier League 2021: Captain, Vice-captain - Sheffield United vs Arsenal, Fantasy Tips, Predicted XIs For Today's Football Match at Bramall Lane 11:30 PM IST April 11 Sunday
The 36-year-old, who had signed his first professional contract 20 years ago, was of the view that it was the right time to retire. He further stated that he would be aiming for one more trophy for Arsenal by the end of the season before looking forward to what life has to offer “off the pitch”. Also Read - Tottenham vs Manchester United Live Streaming Premier League in India: Preview, Squads, Prediction – Where to Watch Spurs vs MAN UTD Live Stream Football Match Online and on TV
“This is my 20th season as a professional player and it has been 20 years since I signed my first professional contract, so it feels like the right time to announce that I will retire at the end of this season,” Cech tweeted. Also Read - TOT vs MUN Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Tips Premier League 2021: Captain, Vice-captain, Predicted XIs For Today's Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester United Football Match at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium 9 PM IST April 11 Sunday
“Having played 15 years in the Premier League, and won every single trophy possible, I feel like I have achieved everything I set out to achieve. I will continue to work hard at Arsenal and hopefully win one more trophy this season, then I am looking forward to seeing what life holds for me off the pitch,” read another tweet.
Petr Cech was signed by Chelsea in the year 2004 and remained with the club for 11 years before joining Arsenal. He helped Chelsea win 13 trophies including one Champions League title and four Premier League trophies. In 2017, he had assisted Arsenal in lifting the FA Cup.
(With ANI Inputs)