‘I will be a happier man’: Marvin Sordell retires from football at 28

26 July 2019 08:15
• Sordell: ‘ugly side of football has affected my mental health’• Burton manager, Nigel Clough, pays tribute to retiring forwardThe former England Under-21 striker Marvin Sordell has described football as “a beautiful game with an ugly persona” after citing his mental wellbeing as a big factor behind his decision to retire aged 28.Sordell has announced his retirement after terminating his contract with the League One side Burton Albion, and is keen to help others who may be experiencing mental health issues. He had been with Burton since January 2017, having Related: Marvin Sordell: 'I felt dead inside. Writing is a way to get emotions out’ Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian