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Retiring football legend says mental, not physical, issues pushed him into retirement
Retiring football legend says mental, not physical, issues pushed him into retirement
SoccerOct 28, 2020
JEONJU -- Even at the age of 41, Lee Dong-gook has felt great physically in his 23rd professional football season. But the Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors legend and K League's career scoring leader, in making his retirement official Wednesday, said he no longer has the mental toughness necessary to survive the grind. "I know a lot of people may assume that I am quitting because of my injury, but I am fully recovered and feeling great," Lee said at a press conference at Jeonju World Cup Stadi