Former Atletico Madrid and Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has announced his retirement from football due to a heart condition. He announced that he is taking the advice of his doctors. The Barcelona attacker announced football’s worst-kept secrets at a press conference this morning. Aguero broke down in tears as he made the announcement and drew the curtains on his illustrious career. Sergio Aguero is the fourth-highest scoring player in the English Premier League with 184 goals in 275 games. He has the best minutes-per-goal ratio in Premier League history and is the highest-scoring foreigner in the league. Aguero scored 20+ goals in six separate Premier League campaigns, only Alan Shearer has more.
Aguero made his debut for Independiente at the age of 15. He joined Atletico Madrid in 2006 and scored 100 goals for the club before joining Manchester City where he scored 260 goals. The striker won Olympic Gold with Argentina in 2008 alongside Lionel Messi and has 15 trophies to his storied name. Aguero’s last goal came in El Classico.