Breaking: Xavi Hernández has officially announced that he will retire from football after 21 years.
He confirmed in an open letter on Thursday that this will be his last season and that he will continue his career as a coach.
Born 25 January 1980) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Qatari club Al Sadd SC. He is known for his long spells playing for Barcelona (14 years) and internationally for Spain (133 caps).
📊 | Xavi’s professional career:
World Cup: 🏆
European Championship: 🏆🏆
Champions League: 🏆🏆🏆🏆
La Liga: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
Copa del Rey: 🏆🏆🏆
Supercopa de Espana: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
UEFA Super Cup: 🏆🏆
This will be his last season as a Footballer. Legend
With Barcelona, Xavi won eight La Liga titles and four UEFA Champions League titles. He has won 31 trophies for Barcelona and Spain, a total only surpassed by Andrés Iniesta as the most decorated Spanish player in history.