Melbourne Victory skipper Kevin Muscat has made the decision to retire from professional football in June 2011. He will draw a close to his playing career after his participation in the Asian Champions League.
"There has been a lot of consultation and deliberation. I've come to the conclusion it was time to go and I will be doing that at the completion of the Champions League," Muscat said on the official Melbourne Victory website.
"I've been constantly asking myself questions after the games and after training. In the last three to four months, a lot of the answers have been no. The negative side of things has built up to the frustration of not being able to do what I asked my teammates to do."
The 37-year-old Muscat started his career with Sunshine George Cross and also wore the jerseys of Heidelberg United, South Melbourne, Crystal Palace, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Rangers, Millwall and Melbourne Victory. He made 51 international appearances for Australia.