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10 Players Who Came Out Of Retirement

With Arjen Robben's recent comments about retirement, here are 10 stars who have made the decision to return to football pitch after initially retiring, including a former Kaizer Chiefs star.

Click through the gallery to see 10 players who came out of retirement.

Former Bafana Bafana midfielder Jabu Mahlangu, formerly 'Pule', announced his initial retirement in 2012 after playing for the likes of Kaizer Chiefs, SV Mattersburg, Orlando Pirates, Platinum Stars and Osters IF

Mahlangu then made a surprise return with SuperSport United in the 2013/2014 season, although he only made three Absa Premiership appearances before he retired for good in 2014.

In the 2012/2012 season, Manchester United fans were left stunned after Paul Scholes came back to the first team just a couple months after retiring at the end of the 2010/2011 season.

The decision was made public on 8 January 2012, a few hours before the Red Devils took on Manchester City in a FA Cup clash, where Scholes came on as a second-half substitute.

Scholes ended playing the remaining half of the season and the entire following season to help United win their 13th Premier League title before he retired for good in Sir Alex Ferguson's last year.

African legend Roger Mila retired in 1989 and moved to the Indian Ocean island of Reunion a year before the 1990 World Cup.

Read: Robben Considering U-Turn On Retirement?

However, Cameroon president Paul Biya who has been in power since 1986, believed to have called the legendary striker back to professional football and he went on to play in two more World Cups.

Do you think these players made the right decision to come back? Have your say in the comment section below.


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