Manchester United goalkeeper Lee Grant proclaims retirement from soccer at age of 39.
Grant joined the United in 2018 having beforehand performed for Derby County, Burnley, Oldham Athletic, Sheffield Wednesday, and Stoke Metropolis, tallying up over 500 appearances profession appearances.
“After 511 appearances, I’ve determined it’s the suitable time to maneuver into the following stage of my profession,” he mentioned in a press release.
“There have been so many enjoyable moments combined in with the odd problem, however I’m grateful for each one. Fulfilling a boyhood dream of enjoying for Manchester United was one thing I believed was out of attain, so to have achieved that fills me with nice satisfaction and emotion!”
“Though I haven’t performed as many video games within the final 4 years, I’ve given all the things to the group each single day on the coaching pitch and within the dressing room. The chance to affix the largest membership on the earth was one I may by no means flip down and I’m so grateful for the teachings discovered and the buddies I’ve gained.”
“The chance to problem, set requirements, and in the end be taught from some really distinctive gamers and workers has been so invaluable.”
The 39-year-old has featured twice for the Crimson Devils, making his debut towards Derby within the 2018/19 League Cup third spherical at Previous Trafford.