Sergio Aguero Set To Retire From Football Permanently Due To Heart Problem


Football superstar, Sergio Aguero is set to retire from active football permanently.

This is due to a heart problem he has developed in the last few weeks. News about his retirement was made known by renowned sports journalist, Fabrizio Romano in a recent tweet.

This comes after the player had to be substituted in Barcelona’s La Liga game against Alaves on October 30 after he complained of suffering from breathing difficulties.

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Per reports, he was suffering from a condition known as cardiac arrhythmia. The condition occurs when electrical impulses in the heart don’t work properly. There may be no symptoms.

Alternatively, symptoms may include a fluttering in the chest, chest pain, fainting, or dizziness.
If required, treatment includes anti-arrhythmic drugs, medical procedures, implantable devices, and surgery.

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In the tweet made by Fabrizio, he wrote;

“Sergio Agüero’s set to retire from football due to heart problems, @gerardromero
reports. The decision has been made and Barcelona have been informed. #FCB

Press conference to clarify the situation expected next week.”


Some football fans have shared their thoughts about this latest development and here are some of the reactions we gathered;

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@nomifooty – Truly an amazing player and someone that I always enjoyed watching Blue heartWish him a happy and healthy life ahead

@KirjanB – Absolutely heartbreaking to see one of the best strikers ever forced to go out like thisBroken heart massive thank you to the legend himself and all he’s done for football