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Ex-Man Utd striker Forlan announces retirement

Diego Forlan has announced his retirement from professional football.

The forward enjoyed spells at several clubs, including Manchester United, Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan and Villarreal.

"It hasn't been easy, I didn't want the time to come, but I knew it was going to come," Forlan told Telemundo.

"I have decided to stop playing football professionally."

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