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Former Arsenal Star Striker Chamakh Retires



Former Morocco international Marouane Chamakh has confirmed his retirement from football at the age of 35 after not playing for almost two-and-a-half years.

The former Arsenal, West Ham, Crystal Palace, Cardiff City and Bordeaux striker had been without a club since he left Cardiff in 2016.

His last league match was against Brighton in a goalless draw in the English Championship on 3 December that same year.

“Today I can say that I really retired from football,” Chamakh told beIN Sports.

Born in France, Chamakh spent eight years with Bordeaux scoring 56 goals in 230 league appearances, and won one Ligue 1 title and two French League Cups.

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He moved to Arsenal in 2010 and went on to make 40 Premier League appearances in three seasons, netting eight goals.

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