Former Liverpool And Manchester City Star Retires From Football

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Journeyman striker calls time on eventful career.

Craig Bellamy has announced his retirement from proffesional football, ending an 18-year career that included spells at Newcastle United, Celtic, Liverpool and Manchester City.

The 34-year-old Welshman, who was capped 78 times at senior international level, also played for Norwich City, Coventry City, Blackburn Rovers and Cardiff City.

He scored English Premier League goals for seven different clubs – a record matched by no other player.

Bellamy won four club trophies during his senior career – the Scottish Cup with Celtic in 2005, the Community Shield in 2006 and the League Cup in 2012, both with Liverpool, and the Championship title with Cardiff.

In 2012, he represented Great Britain at the Olympic Games.

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