The once defender of Liverpool and England Stephen Warnock has made the announcement that he will retire from football. He said he will take the retirement when this season will end. He is presently on loan at the Sky Bet League One side Bradford, and he played two matches for the Three Lions. He was also the part of the 2010 World Cup team.
In an interview, Warnock shared his career history and said, “There were some really good time I spent on the ground and it will always remain in my memories like after coming through the youth ranks at Anfield. I went to be the part of the 40 Premier League games for Liverpool, and then won the Super Cup UEFA in the year 2005.
He is now 36-year-old and has turned out for Coventry, Blackburn, Aston Villa, Leeds, Bolton, Derby and Wigan. He said, “My professional career of 16 years have given me lots of things and I have no words to express the happiness for those achievements.” After the announcement of retirement, Stephen Warnock posted a tweet on his Instagram “Retirement, is the hardest moment for every football player when they have to hang up their boots!”
“Though, this is not an easy decision for me, but this season was going to be my last season as a professional footballer. “I would like to forward my thanks to all Liverpool staff FC, and most importantly the Steve Heighway, Hughie McAuley and Dave Shannon. I am thankful to all of them for believing in me and especially after I recovered my injuries.
“In my career, two of my dreams came true, first to pull on the Liverpool famous red jersey and second one to have the England’s white. “I feel proud and lucky that I have represented and have been the captain of some of the biggest clubs in England.”