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Morientes announces retirement from football

August 31, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Former Spain and Liverpool striker Fernando Morientes has announced his retirement from football in order to spend more time with his family.

Morientes, 34, spent last season at French champions Marseille but announced his decision on radio station Cope.

"After 17 years of top-level football... I want to spend more time with my family," he said.

Morientes won three UEFA Champions League titles and two La Liga titles and Real Madrid and became one of the most feared ...

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