Sergio Aguero is planning his retirement on Wednesday: Sergio Aguero was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat following chest pain and breathing problems during the match against Alaves earlier this season.
33-year-old Argentine will retire after an impressive 16-year career.
Sergio Aguero is expected to announce his retirement from football during an event held in Barcelona this Wednesday.
The 33-year-old was recently diagnosed with arrhythmia (the irregular heartbeat rhythm).
He was admitted to the hospital after Barcelona’s draw 1-1 with Alaves in October after he experienced breathing difficulties and chest pains.
Aguero was signed for Barca at the end of summer following an unpaid swap of Manchester City.
He had scored 184 goals over his 275 Premier League appearances to become the club’s top scorer all time.
He’s made just 5 appearances for Barca and scored once in a loss of 2-1 in a 2-1 loss to Real Madrid.
He didn’t start until October after healing from an injury to his calf.
In response to Spanish media reports in November that suggested that he could be forced to retire due to heart issues.
Aguero said he was staying positive and was making progress in his recovery.
The fourth-highest goalscorer in Premier League history, Aguero was transferred into City of Atletico Madrid from Atletico Madrid in 2011 and won the trophy of five Premier League titles.
One FA Cup and six League Cups at the Etihad Stadium. He is famously known for scoring an injury-time goal against QPR that secured the league’s first titles in 2012.
He scored 41 goals over 101 matches for Argentina.
He also represented Argentina in three World Cups and helped them take home the Copa America earlier this year.