Former England captain, John Terry has retired from professional football at the age of 37.
John Terry has been without a club since the summer and is being strongly linked with a role alongside Thierry Henry at Aston Villa.
The former Chelsea captain who won five Premier league titles and a Champions League at Stamford Bridge, shared the news on Instagram.
Terry, who won 78 caps for England, wrote:
“After 23 incredible years as a footballer, I have decided now is the right time to retire from playing. As a 14-year-old, I made my best and biggest decision: to sign for Chelsea Football Club. Words will never be enough to show how much everyone at the club means to me, in particular the fans”.