After a 20-year career, former custodian Anders Lindegaard is bidding his goodbye to the game of football. The legend, who presently plays for Helsingborg, will retire from football. Lindegaard used Instagram to inform his followers and fans of his plans. He also put worth a heart-wrenching essay mentioning it was finally time to call an end to his playing career as his body needed rest from all the hardships he had faced. “All this is true with the step I took a few years ago for my health,” he wrote. I feel like now is the perfect opportunity to call an end to it. I feel honored looking back at my amazing career over the years. I have fully experienced the illusions of my youth. The custodian, originally from Denmark, began his career with Odense Boldklub before moving on to Aalesunds FK and Manchester United.
He made his Red Devils debut, recording a clean sheet. Lindegaard later made many appearances for the team and was a part of two championships. Overall, the player had a star-studded career winning a handful of trophies for the club and proving his great loyalty to the supporters. He was popular both on and off the field.
Lindegaard played for many other clubs after leaving in 2015. He played in hundreds of professional games overall and five times for the Danish national team. Former teammates and admirers have shown their support for Lindegaard following his announcement and praised him for his achievements. Fans were happy their star player is finally hanging up his boots after an amazing time at their club. They wish nothing but the best for the future and hope to see their favorite back in the club’s shirt in the future. Anders hopes for better times to come.