Jill Scott announces retirement (source: Lionesses Twitter)
Jill Scott announces retirement (source: Lionesses Twitter)

Jill Scott announces retirement and hangs up her boots after winning the Women’s EURO title with the England national team.

The 35-year-old is joining her national teammate, Ellen White who announced her retirement yesterday. Starting her career with Sunderland, the English midfielder joined Everton in 2006, where she spent 7 years and played over 100 matches. In 2013, Scott signed for Manchester City, where she has become a club’s legend. In the last two seasons, she played on loan in Everton and Aston Villa, respectively. Jill Scott is second on the England all-time list of most capped players with 161, with which she crowned her career with a EURO title.

“Today, I may be saying my goodbyes to football, but we’re going to make this a celebration. No sad faces!! We’ve had too much fun for any tears,” Scott starts her announcement, published on theplayerstribune.com.

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