Roma legend Daniele De Rossi retires


Italy World Cup winner Daniele de Rossi has announced his retirement at the age of 36.

De Rossi has left Argentine side Boca Juniors, whICH he joined in the summer, and ends an 18-year career.

Prior to joining Boca, De Rossi spent his entire career at Serie A club Roma, where he played for 616 times.

The Italian, who won the World Cup in 2006, told a news conference he was retiring to spend more time with his family.