Former Manchester Metropolis defender Aleksandar Kolarov has introduced his retirement after leaving Inter.
Kolarov’s contract at San Siro formally expires on the finish of June, bringing an finish to his two-season stick with the Italian giants.
The 36-year-old made simply 15 appearances for Inter in all competitions, seven of these being begins, after becoming a member of from Serie A rivals Roma in September 2020.
He beforehand loved a spell with Lazio within the Italian prime flight previous to becoming a member of Metropolis in 2010 for a seven-year stint.
The 94-cap Serbia worldwide received two Premier League titles, an FA Cup and two EFL Cups with Metropolis.
In a press release launched to ANSA on Sunday asserting his retirement, left-back Kolarov stated: “I all the time knew that in the end this second will come.
“Though I’m sorry that I’m closing one chapter of my life, I’m grateful that I managed to attain what has all the time been my dream.
“I thank all of the individuals who adopted me on this first a part of my profession.”
“To start with, to each team-mate within the golf equipment through which I performed in addition to within the soccer group of Serbia, my homeland, which I’ve all the time represented with nice pleasure.
“I thank the golf equipment, presidents, managers, coaches, technical workers, medical doctors, economists, physios and all those that helped in my profession, and labored exhausting from the background.”
— Manchester Metropolis (@ManCity) December 11, 2017
Kolarov, who began his profession with Serbian sides Cukaricki and OFK Beograd, intends to stay in soccer by taking over a brand new position.
“I’m coming to the top of this part in my life, feeling nice satisfaction with what I’ve achieved,” he stated.
“Now I’m already centered on my ‘different’ life on the earth of soccer. I’ll quickly begin coaching as a sporting director and scout on the nationwide soccer centre of the Italian Soccer Federation in Coverciano.”