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De Boer hangs up boots

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Dutch legend Ronald de Boer has announced his retirement and has terminated his contract with Qatari outfit Al-Shamal.

The 37-year-old has recovered from surgery on a neck hernia but does not want to risk playing in his team´s final two games of the season.

"I am now fully fit again but the competition in Qatar is over in two games and I don´t want take the risk to get injured again," De Boer told Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant.

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