- Phil Younghusband has officially retired from football after more than a decade of playing the sport
- He shared this announcement on his social media account
- The Azkals star thanked his teammates, coaches, and fans who always supported him in his career
- Younghusband has been the face and top scorer for the national team which he proved as he finishes his football stint with an amazing 52 goals
Phil Younghusband officially announced his retirement from football after over a decade of playing for the National team.
KAMI learned that the Fil-British football player shared the announcement on his Instagram account after playing for the last time on Monday.
According to Phil, he is now hanging up his boots as he bids goodbye to the Azkals and the sport. He also thanked his coaches, teammates, and supporters who were with him throughout his journey.
"Hanging up my boots! Thank you to my bosses, my coaches, team mates, competitors and all the supporters who have been part of my journey. See you all soon in a new adventure"
When asked how he wanted to be remembered after his career, the athlete said that he wants to leave his mark as a good person first before a football player.
"I want people to say that was a really good person before a football player. Then I want people to say he contributed to football a lot and he’s a big part where football is now in the country," Phil explained.
Younghusband has been the face of the Philippine national football team throughout his stint and known as the top scorer for the Azkals which he proved as he finishes his career with 52 goals.
In a previous article by KAMI, Phil Younghusband married his fiancee British-Filipina model Mags Hall.
Phil Younghusband is a Filipino-British footballer who played for the Philippines national team. In 2016, Younghusband became the captain of the team. At the club level, Younghusband last played for the Davao Aguilas.
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