10 Footballers You Probably Thought Are Retired But Are Still Playing

1. Djibril Cisse :

The 40-year old Frenchman currently plays for Panathinaikos Chicago.


2. Sebastian Abreu :

The 45-year old Uruguayan player retired from professional football in 2021 but came out of retirement to play for Olimpia de Minas.


3. Lucas Podolski :

The 36-year old German footballer currently plays for Gornik Zabre.


4. Milan Baros :

The former Liverpool star, who is currently 40 years old, plays for FK Vigantice.


5. Martin Skrtel :

The 37-year old currently plies his trade with Spartak Trnava.


6. Nigel de Jong :

The 37-year old Dutchman, who last played for Al-Shahania, is yet to retire from professional football.


7. Roque Santa Cruz :

The former Manchester City star currently plays for Libertad.


8. Maicon :

The 40-year old Brazilian defender plays for Tre Penne.


9. Gael Clichy :

The former Arsenal and Manchester City defender currently plays for Swiss club Servette.


10. Taye Taiwo:

The Nigerian left-back, who is currently 36 years old, plays for Palm Beach Stars.