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Manchester goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar will retire from football at the end of this season.
The 40-year-old formerNetherlandsinternational moved to Old Trafford from Fulham in 2005.
Van der Sar has made 245 appearances for the Red Devils and helped them to win three Premier League titles and the 2008 Champions League.
- "It is now time to pay attention to my family," he told the website of his management agency.
- Van der Sar admitted he had been contemplating quitting the game since his wife, Annemarie, collapsed with a brain haemorrhage in December 2009.