Andres Palop to retire this summer

Sevilla's goalkeeper Andres Palop aknowledges applause after the Spanish league football match Sevilla FC Valencia at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla, on June 1, 2013
© Getty Images
Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Andres Palop confirms that he will retire at the end of the season.

Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Andres Palop has revealed that he will retire at the end of the season.

The Spaniard, who won La Liga twice with Valencia, has been with Leverkusen since last summer after departing Sevilla, where he had spent eight seasons.

"Thanks to all my clubs, teammates, coaches and directors for their confidence," Marca quotes the 40-year-old as saying.

"It was an extraordinary experience. I've been privileged to have lived through unforgettable moments for every club I played for."

Palop was also part of the Spain squad that won Euro 2012.

Leverkusen's Simon Rolfes is congratulated by teammates after scoring the opener against Schalke on April 13, 2013
Read Next:
Leverkusen sign Palop
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

1Borussia DortmundDortmund11003033
2Bayern Munich11003123
3Hertha Berlin11002023
4Schalke 04Schalke11002023
6Borussia MonchengladbachBorussia M'bach11001013
7Hamburger SV11001013
9Eintracht FrankfurtFrankfurt10100001
12FC Koln100101-10
13Mainz 05100101-10
14Werder Bremen100101-10
15Bayer LeverkusenB. Leverkusen100113-20
16RB Leipzig100102-20