Riquelme calls time on playing days at 36

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2007 file photo, Argentina's Juan Roman Riquelme celebrates with teammates after scoring against Chile at a World Cup 2010 qualifying soccer match in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Riquelme announced on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 that he's retiring from professional soccer. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia, File)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on January 27, 2015, on page 15.




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