Most football players usually retire when they are close to 40 years of age. This is because at that age, the human body begins to slow down. However, there are so many football players who retired before the age of 35. We also have some players who came out of retirement in order to help their team. Let us check out some of these football players.
1. Paul Scholes
The former English international played for Manchester United under the management of Sir Alex Ferguson. He used to be one of the most lethal midfielders in the English Premier League. He retired from club football at the age of 36. However, Sir Alex Ferguson was able to convince Paul Scholes to come out of retirement a few months later.
2. Lionel Messi
He is one of the greatest football players in history. However, he retired from international football in 2016. This happened after Argentina lost the Copa America final to Chile. However, Lionel Messi was persuaded to come out of retirement and help Argentina.
3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic
The former Man United striker has represented so many top clubs around Europe. He has also won various trophies during his professional career. The AC Milan star retired from international football some years ago. However, he came out of retirement in order to help Sweden this year.
4. Zinedine Zidane
He is one of the greatest midfielders in the history of international football. He represented the French national team on so many occasions during his professional career. The former Real Madrid star even came out of retirement in order to help France during the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
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