EX-LIVERPOOL star David N’Gog has retired aged just 31 … after moving to Lithuania.
The French striker spent three seasons at Anfield, scoring 19 goals in 94 games, before leaving in 2011.
The former Paris Saint-Germain youngster went on have top-flight spells with Bolton, Swansea and Ross County after Liverpool.
His nomadic career also took him to Reims, Greek club Panionios and Hungarians Honved.
N’Gog joined Lithuanian champions FK Zalgiris in January, but has now opted to hang up his boots.
Zalgiris coach Alyaksey Baha said: “It is a pity David has ended his career while he is still quite young.
“But it is his choice, and I wish him all the best. “His dedication was always at a high level, and I’m glad I could work with him.”
Club chairwoman Vilma Venslovaitiene added: “David’s decision was a surprise to everyone. His career is impressive.
“He has played for some of the most famous clubs in Europe and the world.
“But it is all coming to an end, as he has decided he wants to end his career now.”
N’Gog won 17 France Under-21 caps, but never broke into Les Bleus’ senior side.
By: Gary Stonehouse
Title: Former Liverpool striker David N’Gog announces surprise retirement aged just 31 after finishing career in Lithuania
Sourced From: www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/11952329/liverpool-bolton-david-ngog-retires/
Published Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 12:19:31 +0000