Southampton Star Sam McQueen Forced to Retire At 26

Southampton Star Sam McQueen Forced to Retire At 26

After failing to recuperate from a catastrophic knee injury, Southampton midfielder Sam McQueen has declared his retirement from professional football at the age of just 26. Southampton star Sam McQueen was forced to retire At 26 due to injury.

McQueen, who has been with his hometown club since he was eight years old, has spent more than three years trying to recover from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee suffered while on loan with Middlesbrough in October 2018.

“This has been such an incredibly tough decision to make as I so desperately want to play football again, but I have to do what is right for me and for my family,” he told the club’s website.

“The amount of time I’ve had not on my feet and not running has caused my body to de-condition to such a level that now, when I try to join in any parts of training, I continually get muscle tears in certain areas and my knee’s not able to cope, so I was advised I wouldn’t be able to play football for much longer if I did manage to get back fit.” said McQueen

Football lovers to social media to express their support for Sam McQueen in these difficult times.

“Sam McQueen has announced his retirement from football, aged 26. So much respect for speaking so openly about his struggles with injury over the past 3 years. May the next chapter brings the happiness and fulfillment his determination deserves”, said Lewis Coombes

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