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Nemanja Vidic Manchester United legend retires from football

Vidic joined Manchester United in January 2006 where he won five Premier League titles and a Champions League trophy

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Nemanja Vidic play Manchester United legend Nemanja Vidic retires from football (EMPICS Sport)

Former Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic has announced his retirement from active football.

The Serbian defender recently ended his nightmare stay at Inter Milan after both parties mutually agreed for a contract termination.

Vidic joined Manchester United in January 2006 where he won five Premier League titles and a Champions League trophy.

He made just  made just 28 appearances for Inter Milan last season before he left the Serie A giants.

Nemanja Vidic play Nemanja Vidic's contract at Inter Milan was terminated (Omnisports)

Also read: How Vidic left Inter Milan

It was reported that he was interested in a move to the MLS but in a statement released via the United website, Vidic said: "The time has come for me to hang up my boots. The injuries I have had in the last few years have taken their toll.

Nemanja Vidic and Alex Ferguson play Vidic won five Premier League titles and a Champions League trophy at Manchester United (Andy Hooper/Daily Mail)

 

"I would like to thank all the players I have played with, all the managers and staff I have worked with, and say a big 'thank you' to the fans for their support over the years."

Nemanja Vidic career in brief:

Red Star (2001-04) – 95 apps 6 goals

Spartak Moscow (2004-05) – 41 apps 4 goals

Man United (2006-14) – 300 apps 21 goals

Inter Milan (2014-16) – 28 apps 1 goal

Serbia (2002-11) – 56 apps 2 goals

Watch this Nemanja Vidic's Manchester United highlights, below:

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