Former England goalkeeper Ben Foster has actually revealed his retirement from football at the age of 39.
The shot-stopper has actually lacked a club given that completion of last season when he left Watford following the Hornets’ transfer from the Premier League. The 39-year-old had deals from clubs however has actually chosen to hang up his gloves rather.
One of those clubs was Newcastle, reports the Daily Mail, who had a deal refused recently by Foster. The Magpies were trying to find a backup to Nick Pope after Karl Darlow suffered an injury in training and in the end, signed previous Liverpool star, Loris Karius.
Foster has actually mentioned that the factor behind turning down Newcastle was that he did not wish to move far from his household who reside in the Midlands.
Throughout his profession, Foster made 536 senior looks at club level. The Englishman bet a a great deal of clubs in England and made 8 caps for the nationwide group.
Foster won the League Cup 3 times throughout his profession, in addition to the Championship play-offs and the Football League Trophy.
The 39-year-old was a popular figure throughout his profession which has actually rollovered to his off-the-field life. Foster runs a popular podcast called Fozcast, which he will aim to grow even more now that he is retired, which is most likely to be simply among a variety of things the goalkeeper will attempt in the future.