Javier Mascherano, former Barcelona, and Argentina star retires Revealed his decision on Sunday that it quitting after 17 years as a professional.
After 17 years as a professional former Argentina star, Javier Mascherano has retired. A 147 Argentina International, the most in the country’s history.
The 36- year-old returned to Argentina in January this year. He started his career in 2003 with Argentine. giants River Plate. He has also served as the captain of Argentina.
Javier Mascherano became the first male footballer to achieve his double feat since 1986 in 2004 and 2008. He joined Barcelona in 2012, after playing for Liverpool after three years.
Javier Mascherano is a Star Player
Javier earned his 143rd cap in a 4-0 friendly win on May 29, 2018. Thanks to Mascherano’s as defensive midfielder and leader, Argentina entered the final after a goal in 330 minutes.
Mascherano lived his profession 100 percent and he gave his best he could. A defensive midfielder who turned into a center-back. enjoyed his success at Camp Nou.
In 2010, He won LaLiag titles and the Champions League twice among so many trophies after joining Barcelona. He headed back to Argentina where he finished his career.
He has also helped Argentina reach the 2014 World Cup Final.
However, he spent a year in Brazil with Corinthians before making the move to the Premier League. Mascherano has decided to hang up his boots now.
He has been a regular for Argentina Primera Divison outfit Estudiantes and contributed to the club until June 2021.
Mascherano thanks his club for giving him the opportunity to finish his career in Argentina.
Javier has recorded the most tackles of any players at the tournament and also the most third passes.
The star player is known in particular for his leadership skills, energy, passing accuracy, positional sense, and also his hard-tackling style of play.
He has primarily served as either a midfielder or defender throughout his career, despite his relatively small physical stature.