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Leicester SHOCK: Mahrez says he's quitting football...

Leicester City ace Riyad Mahrez shocked fans on Facebook overnight.

The Mirror says fans are stunned after a message appeared on Mahrez's Facebook page claiming the midfielder is leaving football after consultations with doctors.

The out-of-the-blue 'announcement' appeared on Facebook tonight, prompting a huge reaction from fans.

It is not yet clear whether the footballer has been hacked.

The message said: "After the last consultation with many doctors, I've decided to stay away from football.

"As my time as a football player comes to an end I would like to say few words.

"I want to thank everybody for the kindness and support they have shown me in this incredible city , you will be always in my heart."

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