Footballer Djibril Cisse announces retirement from football after 17 years of his career.
The former Liverpool Sunderland, Queens Park Rangers, Panathinaikos, Lazio and FC Kuban front man will now have his attention focus on DJing, his also still working on his clothing brand ‘Mr Lenoir’.
The footballer who is 35-year-old acquired a great name for himself at Auxerre before moving on with a £14m deal to Anfield the english club in 2004. He won the UEFA Champions League in his first season, he score a penalty in the shootout against AC Milan at the UEFA Champions League Final.
The footballer Cisse, who played for 11 different clubs and made 41 appearances for France before calling quit in his career, told Yahoo Sports “I loved being a footballer, and so far the ball has been my life.
“I would have liked to continue playing but I must admit today that football is over.
“With the same passion, I will devote myself wholeheartedly to my career as DJ, producer and consultant, as well as developing my clothing brand.
“Thank you for all your support. The adventure continues, another life begins. A lion never dies.”
2006–2007: Marseille (loan)
2008–2009: Sunderland (loan)
2012–2013: Queens Park Rangers
2013: Al-Gharafa (loan)
2013: Kuban Krasnodar