Benedikt Devedesete: @benwedes
The former defender of “Locomotive” and national team of Germany Benedict Howedes announced the end of his career. The word athlete leads to Der Spiegel.
32-year-old has admitted that retirement is associated with the desire for more time to spend with his family. “I can still perform at a high level. For the “locomotive” played in the Champions League, we won the Cup. Of course, at my age it is more difficult to recover. But experience helps in this regard. Just recently I was faced with the fact that I need to spend more time with family. Football has lost its former importance. My son is now 21 months, unfortunately I didn’t get to spend much time with him while I lived in Moscow,” said Höwedes.
World champion in the German national team has passed in the Moscow club in July 2018. Together with Lokomotiv, he won the Russian Cup and the super Cup. On German account 35 games in the club under Tinkoff Russian Premier League.
July 17 about the retirement, said another world champion in the German national team. Andre Schurrle ended his career after playing for Spartak Moscow.
Before moving to Russia Höwedes played for “Juventus” and “Schalke 04”. In the German national team he played 44 matches.
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