A 2014 FIFA World Cup winner has announced his shock retirement from football.
Former Chelsea winger Andre Schurrle has retired from football, just days after agreeing a mutual termination of his contract with Borussia Dortmund.
The 2014 World Cup winner has hung up his boots at the young age of just 29, telling Der Spiegel that he has fallen out of love with the beautiful game.
"The decision matured over time. The depths became deeper and the highlights less and less," he said.
"You always have to play a certain role in order to survive in the business, otherwise you will lose your job and you'll not get a new one."
Schurrle spent last season on loan at Spartak Moscow, while he was on loan at Fulham during the 2018/19 campaign. He also made 57 appearances for Germany, scoring an impressive 22 goals along the way.
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