Juventus legend, Claudio Marchisio has annoucement at a press conference at the Allianz Stadium on Thursday his retirement from football at 33 after a short time play with Russian side Zenit St Petersburg.
The former Italian footballer who played as a midfielder, spent 13 years with Serie A giants Juventus, making a remarkable 389 appearances and scoring 37 goals as well as creating 43 assists.
On Thursday afternoon, Marchisio who left Juventus as free agent to (FC Zenit Saint Petersburg as Midfielder wrote on his Twitter page: ‘I’d made a promise to the kid who dreamt to become a football player.
‘I would have played until I had felt the marvel stepping into the pitch.
‘I wasn’t fulfilling my promise anymore, that’s why I prefer to stop. So, thank you dream, you gave me strength, success and joy!’