Fighting back tears, Sergio Aguero took a deep breath and finally made the announcement soccer fans had dreaded ever since he left a game with chest pains six weeks ago.
“I have decided to stop playing professional football,” the 33-year-old Barcelona striker said Wednesday in front of an intimate audience of friends, family and teammates from a prolific 18-year career that has come to a sad and sudden end.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona striker Sergio Aguero will make an announcement about his future on Wednesday.
Aguero hasn't played since undergoing heart tests after complaining of feeling unwell during a match against Alaves in the Spanish league on Oct.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona striker Sergio Aguero will be sidelined for at least three months after undergoing heart tests.
Aguero was “subjected to a diagnostic and therapeutic process” that won't allow him to play for a while, the club said on Monday.
A look at what’s happening in the Champions League on Tuesday:
Coming off a three-match winless streak in the Spanish league with an interim coach, Barcelona will head to Ukraine to face Dynamo Kyiv without two of its veterans because of health issues.
The main talking points ahead of the fourth round of games in the Champions League group stage:
Barcelona is still without a replacement for fired manager Ronald Koeman going into the Group E match at Dynamo Kyiv — and Gerard Piqué and Sergio Aguero will be missing through injury.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Wednesday:
Manchester City, the League Cup winner for the past four seasons, continues its title defense of the competition with a trip to West Ham in the last 16.
Chelsea and Manchester City didn't field a recognized striker between them for their Premier League games on Saturday.
It didn't stop them combining for 11 goals in ominous displays by the two title contenders.
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Bernardo Silva earned Manchester City its third straight victory in the English Premier League with a second-half goal to see off Leicester 1-0 on Saturday.
Getting City some revenge for last month’s loss to Leicester in the Community Shield, the Portugal midfielder lifted a finish over goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel in the 62nd minute after the ball fell to him when Joao Cancelo's shot from the edge of the box hit Leicester defender Caglar Soyuncu.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — In more bad news for Barcelona after the departure of Lionel Messi, the club said Monday that new striker Sergio Aguero will not debut with the club until mid-October because of a calf injury.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Papu Gómez scored in the 10th minute as Argentina beat Paraguay 1-0 on Monday and secured its place in the Copa America knockout stage.
The result at the Mané Garrincha stadium in Brasilia moved Argentina atop Group A with seven points from three matches.
They’ve been Pep Guardiola’s go-to players for goals at Manchester City.
Sergio Aguero, the penalty-box predator described by his manager as a “lion in the jungle.”
Raheem Sterling, the once-streaky winger who has grown into a composed and prolific finisher.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — For Sergio Aguero, it's 184 goals and out as he bids farewell to the Premier League.
Could there be one final scoring hurrah in the Champions League?
The 32-year-old Aguero scored twice in a fairytale last appearance in English soccer as Manchester City completed its title-winning campaign by thrashing Everton 5-0 on Sunday.
As one world-class center forward prepares for his Premier League finale with Manchester City, another has outlined the reason why playing for Pep Guardiola’s team would be a “striker’s dream.”
Sergio Aguero, City’s all-time leading scorer, will be among the players and coaches saying their goodbyes when the league season reaches its climax Sunday with only a couple of loose ends to tie up.
Being a back-up was all Kelechi Iheanacho ever knew.
Fresh from being voted the best player at the Under-17 World Cup in 2013, the Nigeria striker signed his first professional contract at Manchester City the following year but had Sergio Aguero, among others, ahead of him.
LONDON (AP) — With a stunning goal during his long farewell to Manchester City, Sergio Aguero nudged the team to the brink of another Premier League title on Saturday...
Watching John Stones make defensive mistakes while playing for England in the Nations League finals in June, Port Vale striker Tom Pope took to Twitter to say he’d “love to play … every week” against the Manchester City center back...