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Again, former Chelsea, Bayern star, Robben announces retirement

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Former Chelsea and Bayern Munich winger, Arjen Robben, has announced his retirement from playing football for a second time after a spell with boyhood club, Groningen.

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Robben made the announcement in a statement on the Groningen website on Thursday.

His statement read: “The football heart wanted to continue, especially with the ultimate goal of [playing in front of] a full Euroborg.

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“But the decision to stop is fair and realistic. That is why from today I am no longer a player, but a supporter of our club.”

DAILY POST reports that the 37-year-old had hung up his boots after leaving Bayern Munich in July 2020.

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But Robben returned to play for his first club Groningen last season.

However, injuries shattered his comeback and he has now announced his departure from the Eredivisie club.

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Robben also played for PSV and Real Madrid in the past.

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