Football: Phil Younghusband announces retirement


Posted at Nov 18 2019 07:04 PM | Updated as of Nov 18 2019 08:55 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino footballer Phil Younghusband on Monday announced his retirement from the sport.

In an Instagram post, the 32-year-old Fil-British striker said he was "hanging up his boots."


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"Thank you to my bosses, my coaches, team mates, competitors and all the supporters who have been part of my journey," he said. "See you all soon in a new adventure."

Younghusband is the top goalscorer in Philippine history, with 52 goals in 108 caps.

His 50th international goal was a penalty kick in the Philippines' 2-1 victory over Tajikistan that secured the Azkals' passage to the 2019 Asian Cup.

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