The Argentine striker confirms his retirement from football

Veteran Argentine striker Carlos Tevez confirmed last night that he retired from professional football, a year after leaving the ranks of Boca Juniors, belonging to the Argentine capital, due to his inability to “do more”. Tevez, 38, told Argentina national television that he would stop playing professionally. Tevez began his professional career with Boca Juniors and in later won titles with Corinthians of Brazil. Subsequently, he moved in England in 2006, where he played for Premier League teams West Ham United, Manchester United and Manchester City before moving to Juventus. Subsequently, he spent two separate bouts with Boca Juniors, playing for Shanghai Shenhua in the Chinese Super League. With the Argentine national team, Tevez participated in 75 international matches and won an Olympic gold medal with the national team at the 2004 Athens Summer Games. (Reuters)