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Romario announces retirement

December 28, 2004 22:10 IST
Brazil's 1994 World Cup forward Romario has announced his retirement, the Rio de Janeiro-based newspaper O Globo said on Tuesday.

The newspaper said the 38-year-old former Barcelona, Valencia and PSV Eindhoven forward announced the news during an interview in Florianopolis, southern Brazil, where he is on holiday.

He was reported as saying: "I've stopped. I can't go on any more. I don't

have the will any more."

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