Terry to Retire From Playing

Terry to Retire From PlayingTerry to Retire From Playing

John Terry has called time on his playing career – and may postpone his managerial ambitions for a megabucks role in television.

The former Chelsea legend was ready to take his first steps in coaching but an offer in front of the screen has been set before him, leaving him with a decision to make between coaching and a role at Sky Sports , Mirror reported.

Terry, 37, officially left Aston Villa when his contract expired in June and has received offers to stay in the game as a player from all over the globe.

But after a glittering – and occasionally controversial – career he has now decided to hang up his boots.

He wanted to make his way in management but this latest bid for his services has prompted a re-think.

Thierry Henry’s defection from Sky has left a void that Terry would be able to fill, working alongside fellow ex-England team-mates Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher.

The former Arsenal great has stepped to one side to pursue his own ambitions of being a number one – and his old foe is now faced with the same choice.

Terry’s move away from playing brings to an end a glorious career. The stopper captained Chelsea to five Premier League titles, four FA Cups, three League Cups and also tasted success in the Europa League and Champions League. He made over 500 appearances for the club in over two decades.

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