36-year-old Forward, Dirk Kurt has announced his retirement three days after firing Feyenoord to their first league title in 18 years.
The former Liverpool man bagged a hat-trick on Sunday as Feyenoord edged Ajax Amsterdam by a single point to clinch their ninth Eredivisie title.
In a statement releases on Wednesday, Kurt said:
“Throughout my career I have always followed my heart when taking decisions and that goes for this one too,” said Kuyt.
“To me this feels like the right time to retire. I have had two fantastic years here since returning to Feyenoord, with this season’s title as the absolute pinnacle.
“I had the dream of winning trophies and becoming a champion with Feyenoord. All my dreams have come true.”
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— Feyenoord Rotterdam (@Feyenoord_int) May 17, 2017