Former Tottenham Hotspur and Everton winger Aaron Lennon has announced his retirement at the age of 35, having been
without a club since his contract with Burnley expired in the summer. Now Lennon has decided to end his career in football.
“I have decided this is the right time to hang up my boots,” Lennon tweeted.
“After considering all the options, I don’t feel that none of them are right for me and my family.
It’s a very difficult decision. Because football has been my life since the age of 3 and playing at the top level for the last 20 years has been amazing.
“I love every minute of my journey! Football means a lot to me and will always be.”
“I didn’t realize what football meant to me. Until I started considering retirement, football was everything and it meant more.
Now I’m excited about the next chapter in my life and spending more time with the people I love. There are so many things I want to do and bring back my experience on and off the pitch. And I will do so in the near future. the UFABET report
Thank you football from the bottom of my heart.
Lennon made his professional debut for Leeds United in the 2003-04 season and was one of the youngest players in the world. The least of the Premier League After making his debut aged 16 years and 129 days, a then record,
he joined Spurs in 2005 and went on to score 30 goals in 364 games over the course of the decade. as well as being part of the 2008 League Cup winning squad, which was the last they won.
He was also called up to the England squad at the age of 18 and was part of the Three Lions’ squads for the 2006 and 2010 World Cups
. Lennon joined Everton on loan in 2015. He later became permanent and netted nine goals in 77 appearances for the team
. Upon completion of his Everton career, he went on to stay at Burnley for another three seasons and moved to Kai. Serispor in Turkey before returning to Burnley again last season.
In total, he made 607 appearances at club level and scored 43 goals and provided 98 assists over a nearly two-decade career, mostly in the Premier League.