There is always an end to everything that has a beginning. Although it is difficult to let go of life, everything must have a beginning and an end for everything to be in balance. Several star players were in tears last weekend as they bid farewell to their clubs after an incredible playing career.
After their contracts expired, some of these star players would join another club, while others would retire from professional football.
Following last weekend’s European fixtures, five players bid their fans and clubs farewell.
The Uruguayan international who helped Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid win the Spanish Laliga title last season will leave the club after his two-year contract expired yesterday.
Suarez and his children attended yesterday’s 1-1 draw between Atletico Madrid and Sevilla at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano. Suarez was replaced in the 65th minute, and he was seen wiping away tears as he walked onto the bench.
The veteran West Ham United defender came on as a substitute against Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City in the English Premier League yesterday.
Noble, who has spent many years with West Ham United, was seen in tears as he announced his retirement from football. Despite failing to win a major trophy with West Ham United, he was instrumental in the club’s entry into the UEFA Europa League.
West Ham United fans proudly displayed his name and jersey number as they bid him farewell at the London Stadium yesterday.
The Polish striker stated that the game against Wolfsburg on Saturday could be his last with Bayern Munich because he wishes to play elsewhere.
Most Bayern Munich fans around the world will be disappointed to hear that their top striker, Robert Lewandowski, has hinted at leaving the club next summer, despite having a contract with the club until 2023.
After yesterday’s game against Genoa in the Italian Seria A, the Italian said goodbye to the Napoli fans and announced his departure from the famous blue jersey. Insigne played for Napoli for several seasons, leading them to the UEFA Champions League competition on several occasions.
His teammates and the club’s board of trustees presented him with a guard of honor.