Owen To Hang Boots For Good At End Of Season

4296769Former England striker, Michael Owen, has announced that he will draw the curtains on his professional career which began 15-years ago with a stunning goal against Argentina in the 1998 World Cup.

Owen made this announcement on Tuesday via his personal website with the following opening statement: “It is with an immense amount of pride that I am announcing my intention to retire from Professional Football at the end of this season” he wrote.

Owen made his first-team debut for Liverpool as a 17-year-old and went on to make 297 appearances scoring 158 goals; making him one of the most sought-after strikers in the world.

Other clubs he has played for include Real Madrid (2004-2005), Newcastle United (2005-2009), Manchester United (2009-2011) and Stoke City (2012).

In 2001, he was voted as European Player of the Year and twice won the Premier League’s Golden Boot award.



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