Spanish and Athletic Bilbao striker, Aritz Aduriz has been forced to announce his retirement from football due to a hip injury.
The 39-year-old, who spent most of his career with Athletic Bilbao, revealed that he made the decision to retire after doctors told him to get a prosthetic to replace his hip.
Aduriz, who started his senior career with Athletic, scoring over 140 goals in 296 appearances, also enjoyed spells with Real Valladolid, Real Mallorca, and Valencia.
He won his first Spain cap in 2010, including winning a spot in Vicente del Bosque’s squad for Euro 2016 made 13 appearances for his country.
See Screenshot Of His Farewell Message: