Former Liverpool and France striker Djibril Cisse has announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 35… .to concentrate on being a DJ.
Cisse, capped 41 times by his country, had originally called time on his playing career in October 2015 due to a debilitating hip injury but hoped to resurrect his career after having an operation on the problem last year.
Djibril Cisse spent time in England with Sunderland and QPR as well as Liverpool, will now press on with a new career as a DJ and producer while also working on his clothing brand, ‘Mr Lenoir’.
“I loved being a footballer, and so far the ball has been my life,” said Cisse. “I would have liked to continue playing but I must admit today that football is over.