Ex-Barcelona defender Milito announces retirement

Former Barcelona and Real Zaragoza defender Gabriel Milito has announced his retirement.

Former Barcelona and Real Zaragoza defender Gabriel Milito has announced his retirement.

The defender rejoined first club Independiente last year after nearly a decade in Spain with Real Zaragoza and Barcelona.

The 31-year-old, who has won 42 caps for Argentina, said on Independiente's website: "I don't feel well, either physically or mentally. I've been thinking about this since the start of the year. It isn't an easy decision because I love what I do."

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