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One of the all-time greats, Ronaldinho, officially hangs up his boots
The former Brazilian and Barcelona superstar is finally retiring from the professional game at the age of 37.
Colm O'Rourke steps down as manager of back-to-back Meath senior champions
The pundit guided Simonstown Gaels to a first-ever senior county title in 2016.
Former Ballon d'Or and World Cup winner Kaká announces retirement
The 35-year-old won the Champions League, Serie A, La Liga and the World Cup.
The last link to Westmeath's 2004 Leinster-winning team has called it a day
Denis Glennon is hanging up his inter-county boots.
2013 All-Ireland final goalscorer announces retirement from Clare hurling duty at just 27
Darach Honan becomes the fourth member of the All-Ireland winning side to retire.
Ireland's first female Olympic gymnast announces her retirement at 19
Ellis O’Reilly hopes her achievements will inspire a new generation.
Ex-Liverpool and England striker Rickie Lambert announces his retirement at 35
Lambert featured for England at the 2014 World Cup.
Nora Stapleton the latest player to wave goodbye after illustrious Irish rugby career
With several other players retiring and coach Tom Tierney resigning, it’s quite the transitional period for the women’s team.
Ciarán McKeever announces inter-county retirement
The 34-year old has been part of the Armagh squad since 2003.
Daniel Day-Lewis is calling it quits on his acting career
The multi Oscar-winning actor is giving up his acting career at the age of 60.
Five-time Kerry All-Ireland winning defender O'Mahony retires from inter-county football
The Rathmore player also won three All-Star awards.
'The pain is unbearable': Ex-Chelsea defender forced into retirement
Alex spent five years at Stamford Bridge.
Ireland's World medallist Caroline Ryan announces her retirement
The Kildare native has called time on an illustrious international cycling career.
Tributes paid as Irish jockey Carberry announces retirement due to injury
The Meath native has brought his career to an end.
Liverpool midfielder Milner retires from England duty aged 30
After winning 61 England caps in a seven-year spell, Milner has called time on his international career.
Irish centre James Downey announces retirement after 'rollercoaster' career
The 35-year-old Dubliner is set to embark on a new role in the financial world.
Former France international Poitrenaud retires after Toulouse don't renew his contract
He won 47 caps for Les Blues.
'I went into Leinster on a 6-week trial and would have been happy just to get free gear'
After calling time on his career, Darragh Fanning is looking forward to the next chapter of his life.
Olympic swimmer Gráinne Murphy retires at the age of 22
The Wexford athlete won a silver medal at the European Championships in 2010.
'I'm not after sympathy' - Jack Collison's retirement statement is incredibly powerful
The 27-year-old has been forced to hang up his boots.
Shefflin, Hayes and Corbett just 3 hurlers who won't be playing inter-county in 2016
Tipp exodus dominates the most prominent retirees.
Some of Gaelic football's biggest names hung up their inter-county boots in 2015
Meath, Derry and Dublin among those counties hit hardest.
Tipperary lose another one as two-time Allstar announces retirement
Shane McGrath’s 10-year senior inter-county career is over.
Mayo GAA confirm that Keith Higgins is NOT retiring
The star’s Twitter account previously indicated he was “calling it a day”.
Another Kilkenny hurling legend bows out as JJ Delaney retires
The defender retires after winning nine All-Ireland senior medals.
Kilkenny's Tommy Walsh is retiring from intercounty hurling
The 31-year-old made the announcement this morning.
Paddy Keenan announces his retirement from intercounty football
The 2010 Allstar midfielder hangs up his boots after 12 years of representing his county.
10 recently retired footballers who we'll miss
We pay tribute to the players who hung up their boots in 2013.
'I was one of the lucky ones' - Gary Connaughton retires from Westmeath
The legendary goalkeeper has called time on his inter-county career.
Hanging up the boots: The Premier League retiring XI
The list reads like a pretty decent Championship Manager 03/04 team.
Kildare legend Earley announces retirement from inter-county football
The Lilywhites midfielder is hanging up his boots due to a back injury.
Paul Scholes is hanging up the boots - for good this time
The veteran Manchester United midfielder will retire for the second time at the end of the season.
Dubs player Barry Cahill announces retirement
The 2011 All-Ireland winner has brought the curtain down on his inter-county career.
England captain Strauss retires from cricket
The 35-year-old has announced in a statement that he will step down with Alastair Cook taking over the role.
Micko to hang up his boots at the end of the season
Munster confirmed today that the 33-year-old is the latest Irish international set to retire.
Calling it a day: Ollie Cahill retires from football
The winger has been out of contract since the end of last season and today announced that his illustrious career has come to an end.
Limerick's Tommy Stack and Shane Gallagher hang up their boots
Maurice Horan will have to do without two more of his most experienced players after their pair announced their retirement.