Aaron Lennon, a former England and Tottenham Hotspur player, has announced his retirement from football at the age of 35.
Thank you Legend! We will miss you Aaron Lennon
Burnley F.C.’s Aaron Lennon, midfielder has announced his retirement from football. Since his contract with Burnley expired in the summer, the former England international has been without a club. He played for Tottenham Hotspur for ten years (2005–2015). The winger retires at the age of 35, with his present club topping the Championship standings.
Lennon praised his agency, the fans, and everyone he’s ever played football with in his social media statement. In total, Lennon made 607 club appearances in his two-decade playing career. With the majority of that period in the Premier League he has record of scoring 43 goals and 98 assists.
In an emotional farewell, he said: “Now I’m extremely happy for this next chapter in my life and spending a lot more time with my loved ones.” Following that, he announced his retirement on Twitter. He also added, “there is so much I want to achieve and contribute with all of my experiences both on and off the field, and I will be doing so soon.” I sincerely appreciate you on behalf of the entire football community. ‘Football world thank you from the bottom of my heart.’