Thuram calls it quits

Published Add your comment

Football News
Former France defender Lilian Thuram has announced his retirement from football.

The 36-year-old, who won a national-record 142 caps for Les Bleus, is quitting following the discovery of a cardiac malformation during a medical taken in June ahead of a prospective move to Paris St Germain.

Having been given the results of a second round of tests a month on, Thuram has chosen to hang up his boots.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2008, All Rights Reserved.

European News

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again