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Udinese and former Italy striker Antonio Di Natale announces he will retire at end of season
UDINE, Italy - Udinese striker Antonio Di Natale says he will retire at the end of the season.
Di Natale announced the decision after Monday's 3-1 home loss to Hellas Verona.
He says "I've already made the decision, I've talked about it with my family and my agent. The club will know soon, but I'll stop playing in June."
Di Natale, who turned 36 in October, has been at Udinese for nearly nine years.
He has scored 182 goals in 359 apperances in all competition for Udinese, twice finishing as Serie A's top scorer.
Di Natale also scored 11 goals in 42 matches for Italy before retiring from international football following Euro 2012.
Udinese coach Francesco Guidolin says "I don't know what to say. I didn't know."
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