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Fabrice Muamba announces retirement
Published : 15 Aug 2012 13:38:38
Fabrice Muamba Bolton's miracle man has announced his retirement from football.
The Bolton midfielder, who suffered a cardiac arrest during an FA Cup tie in March against Tottenham Hotspur, said he was devastated his career on the field was over, but his health had to come first.
He thanked the medical team who saved him and said he was grateful for all the support he has received around the world from friends family fans and fellow footballers.
Muamba's heart stopped for 78 minutes after he collapsed on the pitch at White Hart Lane on March 17.