Bdtodays Desk: The Brazilian play maker and former AC Milan and Rea Madrid superstar Kaka has taken retirement from football. His team Orlando City were defeated a 1-0 over Columbus Crew and the Ballon D’or winning play maker take an emotional shed a tear on his final match with the Florida side.
Kaka, the 35-year-old Brazilian, announced on Wednesday he would not re-sign with Orlando City after a three-year run with the expansion team and took the decision to keep his shoes up.
The 35-year-old has not indicated that he plans to retire, which leaves open the possibility of playing in his native Brazil, but reflected on his time in Orlando after the game.
He said: “It was a very emotional game, so hard to play sometimes. Because when I was on the field a lot of things was in my mind. So it was difficult for me to focus on the game.”
“It was a really, really special game, of course I wanted to finish with a win but with this, this goodbye it’s very good for me as well because it’s not about the result,” he added.
“It’s not about the things that we couldn’t change here so I learn a lot from this city, from this club, from everybody – the staff, teammates and you guys – so it’s been a hard day but very happy as well.”
Orlando wrap up the season next Sunday at Philadelphia, but Kaka is not expected to play.
Source: Sky Sports
Bdtodays/ M, H/ 17 October, 2017