"My body said enough is enough." One of the best strikers in Spanish football has finished his career
"It simply came to our notice then. I can't be a useful teammate anymore. This is the life of a professional athlete. Everything is very clear, "the 39-year-old Basque wrote on his Twitter page.
The striker is the best striker of "Atletico" in the 21st century. He has scored 172 goals and provided 49 assists in 405 games. Basque has played for Atletico three times, as he has represented Aurera, Burgos, Valladolid, Mallorca and Valencia. In 573 appearances in his club career, he has scored 219 goals and provided 63 assists. Aduris holds the record for most goals scored in the Primera Division.
The striker has twice been named the top scorer in the Europa League and once won the Spanish Super Cup. Aduriz has twice received the Telmo Sarra Award, which is given to the most productive Spanish footballer in La Liga.
The striker has played in 12 games and scored 2 goals for the Spanish national team.
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