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Serie A legend Quagliarella announces ‘forced’ retirement



Serie A legend Fabio Quagliarella has introduced his ‘pressured’ retirement from soccer.

The 40-year-old striker netted 182 targets in 556 Serie A matches with Sampdoria, Udinese, Napoli, Torino and Juventus, but additionally performed for Fiorentina, Chieti and Ascoli.

General, he netted 235 targets at a membership stage in his profession, plus eight in 29 appearances with Italy’s nationwide workforce.

Quagliarella’s contract with Sampdoria expired this previous June and the Italian ahead has now introduced his retirement from soccer.

“I’m pressured to cease enjoying. I’m a free agent now, however my bodily form is much from acceptable to return on the pitch. Now, I’ve time to know which path I can take,” the 40-year-old instructed Sky Sport Italia.

Quagliarella scored 30 targets in 102 video games with Juventus, successful three Serie A titles, and one Supercoppa Italia.

He scored the Serie A objective of the yr twice, in 2009 and 2019 and have become the league’s Capocannoniere within the 2018-19 marketing campaign when he was included within the Serie A workforce of the season.

Quagliarella used to put on the No.27 in honour of Nicolò Galli a buddy and youth academy teammate who wore the identical No. and died in a street accident in 2001 aged 17. Galli was enjoying for Bologna and was the son of 1982 Italy World Cup winner Giovanni Galli.

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