Former Man United, Man City striker Tevez makes big statement on career

Former Man United, Man City striker Tevez makes big statement on career

- Carlos Tevez gave a hint that his career could be over after leaving Boca Juniors

- The Argentine striker revealed he wanted to take some time off with his family

- The 37-year-old won two Premier League titles, and a Champions League during his spell in Europe

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Carlos Tevez's recent announcement of leaving Boca Juniors have left many questioning if that was the end of his career, Sky Sports, ESPN.

The 37-year-old revealed that he needs to take some time off with his family and is expected to trigger a clause in his contract to make him become a free agent.

Tevez helped Boca qualify into the round 16 of the Copa Libertadores but will not be representing Argentina at the Copa America.

Former Man United, Man City striker Tevez makes big statement on career
Carlos Tevez leaves Boca Juniors amid claims he wants to retire from football Photo by Guilherme Calvo-Pool and Alexis Lloret
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The former West Ham said:

"I don't know if I can say that I am retiring, because in three months maybe I will have the desire to play again. But I won't be wearing Boca's colors, that chapter is closed.
"Today is one of the saddest days of my life, but I am pleased with my decision. I'm not 100% mentally so I feel I have to step away and that is what I am doing.
"I'm in good shape but Boca needs me bringing my 120%. I can't give that to the club today. I didn't even have time to mourn my father after he died [three months ago]. I came back to play right away...Now, I need time away from the pitch to be with my family."

Tevez had a glittering career during his spell in Europe. He won Premier League titles with Man United and Man City.

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The winner medals of the 2008 Champions League with United was also a among the list of Tevez's career success.

The Olympic gold medalist also had pitfalls in his career, losing in the Copa America finals thrice and being knocked out of the World Cup twice with the Albiceleste.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have no doubt written their names in the history books and are regarded as the greatest of all times.

The Barcelona and the Juventus superstars have ruled the game in the past decade winning 11 Ballon d'Or awards among them.

And their goalscoring record is second to none with Ronaldo currently the highest scorer in the game while Messi own his onions as the record goalscorer for a single club.

In a recent interview, both players were asked what they would want to be remembered for at the end of their respective careers.

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