Sergio Aguero, without a doubt, did not end his playing career the way he expected. As a matter of fact, no one saw it coming. Out of the blues, life played a fast one on the striker, and just when one thought he will reach the ripe age of retirement before calling it quit, he was diagonesed with cardiac arrhythmia .
At 33, like Aguero, players enter the final stretch of their careers and get short-term contracts, which was excatly what Aguero got in the free-transfer switch to Barcelona after a trophy-laden ten years with the Cityzens.
But just when he was about to hit the ground running, he experienced chest pains and breathing issues during the first half of Barcelona’s 1-1 home draw against Alavés in a Liga game. He fell to the turf clutching his chest and was treated for several minutes before being able to walk off and taken to hospital
This led to him being out action for at least three months and upon medical advice he announced his retirement from football. Aguero in a recent interview lamented that even after retirement, he still runs out of breathe anytime he attempts to play football.
If he had thought that retirement would be the end of his health troubles, the latest development means that he may have to stay away from any form of exercise altogether