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Ex-Real Madrid, Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder retires

Former Real Madrid and Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder has announced his retirement.

The 35-year-old scored 22 goals and provided 25 assists in 116 appearances for Inter between 2009 and 2013.

He won the Treble of a Scudetto, Coppa Italia and the Champions League in 2010 but controversially missed out on the Ballon d'Or that year.

The Dutchman also counts Ajax, Galatasaray, Real Madrid, Nice and Al-Gharafa among his previous clubs.

"My love for the city of Utrecht is great," he told the Eredivisie side's official website, revealing he's bought a box at the stadium.

“We often talked about the possibility of me coming here, and now we've put this thing on paper. I'm looking forward to a great season!"

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