Former Manchester United forward retires

Uruguay's striker Diego Forlan celebrates scoring during a past match. Forlan has announced his official retirement at the age of 40 on August 7, 2019. PHOTO | FILE |

What you need to know:

  • In 2011, the striker helped Uruguay win the Copa America, a competition both his father and grandfather won
  • He was also named the best player at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa where Uruguay finished fourth
  • He scored 36 goals in 112 matches for his country



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