Guti hangs up his boots

BY foxsports • September 22, 2012

Former Real Madrid midfielder Guti has announced his retirement from football.

The 35-year-old ex-Spain international, who made almost 400 first-team appearances in almost 25 years at the Bernabeu, has been without a club since leaving Besiktas in November.

In a statement published on on Friday evening, he said: "The decision has been made.

"I have received offers but I've decided to stop. I can now spend more time with my family.

"I'm going to train to become a sporting director or a coach and I'd like to train youngsters.

"I'd really like to coach the Real Madrid youth team. That's my dream."

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