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Cartoon of the day: Shevchenko the elder statesman of strikers retires to go into politics

Cartoon of the day: Shevchenko the elder statesman of strikers retires to go into politics

Goal.com cartoonist Omar Momani gives us his unique take on the football news of the day

It was the end of an era for Ukrainian football on Saturday, with legendary striker Andriy Shevchenko announcing his retirement from the game.

The 35-year-old has concluded an illustrious career which saw him line up for the likes of AC Milan, Chelsea and Dinamo Kiev, with his final appearance for the national team coming in last month’s Euro 2012 tournament – played host to by Ukraine and Poland.

Yet a career in management does not await for Shevchenko, with the player announcing his intention to enter the world of politics instead…

Shevchenko the elder statesman of strikers retires to go into politics

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