Chelsea Goal Keeper Retires From Football After Lifting Europa League
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Robert Green has hung up his boots at the age of 39 after a prolonged football career.

The goalkeeper’s decision came after Chelsea lifted the Europa League by getting the better of Arsenal I the final in Baku. He was the third choice in the pecking order at the Stamford Bridge behind Kepa Arrizabalaga and Willy Cabellero.

Green didn’t feature in a single game since his arrival to West London but got the chance to lay his hands on the coveted trophy. In a career spanning over 23 years, he donned various club jerseys including West Ham United, QPR, Leeds United and Huddersfield Town.

Chelsea Goal Keeper Retires From Football After Lifting Europa League

Green issued a statement: “Following an incredible evening in Baku on Wednesday and after a 23 year career spanning three decades, I’ve decided that now is the right time to announce my retirement from professional football.

“Being part of the group and celebrations with such a special squad of players after winning the Europa League seems a fitting way to end what’s been an amazing journey for me in the game.

“Representing my country will always be one of my proudest achievements and I feel honoured to have played for England.”

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