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Did consider coming out of retirement: Arjen Robben

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Published Apr 27, 2020, 11:24 am IST
Updated Apr 27, 2020, 11:24 am IST
In a checkered career, he won league titles in Netherlands, England and Spain, eight Bundesliga titles and the Champions League with Bayern
Arjen Robben speaks during a press conference. AP Photo
 Arjen Robben speaks during a press conference. AP Photo

Munich: Former Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben revealed that he has considered coming out of retirement from professional football.

Last year, Robben bid adieu to his illustrious career, that took him from Groningen to PSV, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. He won league titles in Netherlands, England and Spain before he settled down in Munich.

 

He went on to win eight Bundesliga titles and the Champions League crown with Bayern. He featured in over 500 matches for the club and his country in the entire career.

"In the beginning, I didn't miss football at all. But then there was a phase when it tickled again and I had thoughts such as: 'Hey, maybe I would like to play a little again'," Robben told the FC Bayern Podcast.

"From time to time, I still have this feeling. With this virus, it is a very strange time for everyone and when football returns, then now! But maybe it always stays a bit in there. I'm just an athlete," he added.

 

He has been tipped to go into management and even coached his son's team in a few training sessions. But Robben says he has not decided which path he will take in the future.

"I have nothing specific in mind," he said.

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