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Barcelona striker Sergio Aguero declared retirement due to heart condition

On Wednesday, Argentina and Barcelona striker Sergio Aguero declared his retirement from football at the age of 33 after being diagnosed to have a heart condition, bringing the shade down on long term vocation during which he scored in excess of 400 goals.

On 30th Oct, Aguero was taken to medical clinic after experiencing chest pain and breathing troubles in Barcelona's 1-1 draw with Alaves. The club declared a couple of days after the fact that he would be out for somewhere around 90 days following heart examination.

Aguero told a gathering at the camp Nou, “ This press conference is to communicate that I have decided to stop playing soccer. It is a very troublesome moment but I am at peace with the decision I made.”

“It is a decision that I made to preserve my health. It is what doctors said to me, that it would be better to stop playing and I made this decision around 10 days prior.”

“I am very proud of my career, it was a dream come true. I just wanted to be professional player and never thought that I would play in Europe.”

Aguero moved to Spain following 10 years with Premier League Champions Manchester city, where he scored 260 goals in 390 appearances to turn into the club's record goal scorer.

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