Andre Schurrle has terminated his contract with Borussia Dortmund and announced his retirement from football at the age of just 29.
The German’s most recent club was Spartak Moscow, which he joined on loan from Borussia Dortmund, a decision that led to a prolific career in which he made over 370 appearances for the club.
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During his time as a professional he played for Premier League sides Chelsea and Fulham, but his most famous moment came when he scored Mario Gotze’s winner against Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final. Assisted in scoring the goal.
In an interview with Der Spiegel, Schurrle explained his decision, saying: “This decision has matured in me for a long time. I no longer need applause.”
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