Former Real Madrid and AC Milan striker, Kaka, has retired from football at age 35.

The former Brazil international wrote on his twitter handle on Sunday, thanking God for the opportunity.

“It was much more than I could ever imagined. Thank you! I’m now ready for the next journey. In Jesus name. Amen.”

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Kaka made his international debut for the Brazil national team in 2002 and went on to win the FIFA World Cup that year. He also played in the 2006 and 2010 tournaments.

He is one of only eight players to win the treble of World Cup, European Cup/Champions League and Ballon d'Or.

Kaka scored 149 goals in 469 club appearances in his entire professional career from 2001 to 2017.

He was reportedly offered a director role at Serie A club Milan.

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