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Football: Fuchs hangs up his boots

The full-back has achieved success in Austria, Germany, England and the USA as well as in the national team over the course of his career. “It has been an amazing journey for me and my family,” Fox said on Instagram. His greatest achievement at club level was winning the Premier League with Leicester City in 2016.

In the same year he led the Austrian national team as captain to the European Championships in France. This was his second European Championship appearance after UEFA Euro 2008. Fuchs played a total of 78 caps scoring one goal, and was the defensive ace captain of the ÖFB 37 times.

“I am extremely grateful for all the support I have received from club officials, teammates and fans throughout my career. I look back with a big smile on the special moments that I will cherish for the rest of my life,” said Fuchs, who played for SV Mattersburg in Austria and Germany for FC Bochum, Mainz 05 and Schalke 04. “.

His career speaks for itself.

The left-back has featured in the Champions League three times with Gelsenkirchen and once with Leicester. With the English, for whom he played 152 games in six years, Fox also won the FA Cup in 2021. “All the best for your retirement. Thanks for all the great memories,” the Premier League club immediately told its former player via Twitter.

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In 2016, Christian Fuchs won the Premier League title as a regular player after an exciting season

Fox quickly became a leading player on all of his teams, including his last stop in Major League Soccer (MLS) Charlotte – the Austrian received the captain’s armband in 2022 when he made his MLS debut. “Christian leaves an incredible legacy, on and off the pitch. Charlotte’s sporting director Zoran Karnita said:

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“We are grateful that a player of his caliber has taken the lead in our dressing room to build a positive and profitable culture in our first season,” Karnita said of Fox. “But more importantly, he helped lay a crucial foundation that will help this club thrive for many years to come.”

Christian Fox lives with his family in New York and has always toyed with the idea of ​​becoming a football player in the National Football League (NFL). He runs a sports complex on the East Coast and supports soccer-loving kids with a foundation.