Former Liverpool striker Simon Mignolet has decided to retire from football with the Belgian national team.
The 35-year-old goalkeeper, who currently plays for Belgian club Club Brugge, made the announcement on his official Twitter account. Along with thanking teammates. Coaching staff and all football fans.
”Hey, it’s Simon. One day we have to make a difficult decision. And today it has arrived, ” said the former Liverpool defenseman.
”After serving for the Belgian national team for 13 years, it’s time for me to say goodbye. The Red Devils of Europe Belgium”
”Pride, Honor and Gratitude It is the three senses describ. How do I feel about this beautiful chapter in my career?”
”Thank you to all my teammates, all the staff, especially all the fans, thank you.
For Mignolet has played for the Belgian national team at all levels. From U-16, U-17, U-18, U-19, U-20, U-21 before promote to the first team. By debuting the first match in March 2011 at the age of 23 years and 19 days and playing for The Red Devils of Europe went 35 times in total.
He has also name to the Belgium national team for three World Cups (2014, 2018 and 2022). Two European Championships (2016 and 2020).