Former Leicester City, Blackburn Rovers, Birmingham City and current Derby County midfielder Robbie Savage has announced via his highly-followed Twitter account that he is set to retire from professional football at the end of the 2010/2011 season. The 36 year-old who has played over 600 competitive matches in his illustrious career announced the news via a sensational tweet this evening.
The Welshman stated ‘Breaking news I will retire at the end of the season !! Now that’s gotta be worth 100 million to football fans x’ and will most likely pursue a role in football punditry – a job he has excelled at thanks to his light-hearted manner and unrivalled knowledge of football.