FIFA.com highlights the group of footballers and coaches, including household names such as David Beckham, Sir Alex Ferguson, Alessandro Nesta, Deco and Louis Saha, who chose 2013 as the year to retire.
Sydney FC have announced that Jason Culina has left the club by mutual consent after a training ground bust-up with coach Frank Farina.
Jason Culina has been one Australia’s unsung heroes for many years but now the all-action midfielder has overcome his greatest challenge, one which would broken the spirit of most.
An 88th-minute winner from Dario Vidosic has given A-League leaders Adelaide United a 2-1 win over Sydney FC.
Long-serving Australia midfielder Jason Culina will link up with Alessandro Del Piero after signing a one-season deal at hometown club Sydney FC, with the former Eredivisie winner returning after an 18 month injury absence.
On the back of a rapidly rising standard of play, the A-League has been given massive impetus with the return home of long-serving Socceroos Harry Kewell and Brett Emerton. FIFA.com previews the upcoming season.