Striker of Championship Leicester's players has announced the end of his career

Football news 26 feb 2024, 07:24
One of Championship Leicester's players has announced the end of his career One of Championship Leicester's players has announced the end of his career

On 2 May it will be exactly eight years since the sensational Leicester became champions of England for the first and so far the last time and gradually the stars of this team are beginning to leave big football.

Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki, who joined Leicester in the summer of 2015, has announced the end of his career at the conclusion of the season. The 37-year-old forward's last club was Belgian side Sint-Truiden, for whom he played 113 minutes in seven games this season but managed a goal.

In the championship season for Claudio Ranieri's team, the Japanese played 39 games, in which he scored six goals and two assists. For Leicester, including Okazaki scored his only goal in the Champions League, signing for Brugge on 22 November 2016.

In total for Leicester in 2015-2019, the Japanese played 137 matches, in which he scored 19 goals and gave eight assists.

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