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(Eredivisie) Dirk Kuyt Announces Retirement After Feyenoord Eredivisie Title Win

(Eredivisie) Dirk Kuyt Announces Retirement After Feyenoord Eredivisie Title Win

The former Netherlands international Dirk Kuyt, who have had some time at Utrecht, Liverpool and Fenerbahce yesterday Announced his retirement after a scoring a Hat-trick in the 3-1 win against Heracles, beating Ajax to the Eredivisie Title.

The 36 year old catalyzed the winning of Feyenoord's trophy in 18 years and also helped the team to KNVB Cup last year and in his time at Liverpool, was with the team of 2007 Champions League Final, which lost to AC Milan and with them, the League Cup in 2012.
"Throughout my career I have always followed my heart when taking decisions and that goes for this one too," Kuyt told Feyenoord's
official website.

"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."

According to Feyenoord, the Former Netherlands international will be taking up Managerial roles in the Club. "We are incredibly grateful to Dirk for what he has done for Feyenoord these past two years," Van Geel said."He has added a huge deal with his attitude, professionalism and passion -- in the dressing room, on the pitch and beyond. So we are delighted to be able to retain someone with his experience and attitude at the club. I will tutor Dirk and I could easily imagine him taking over from me in due course."
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