Striker Milan Baroš announces end of career due to health problems

Former Liverpool, Aston Villa and Czech Republic striker Milan Baroš has announced the end of his career at the age of 38.

Speaking at a press briefing in Ostrava on Friday, the country’s second best striker, said his Achilles tendon was causing him too much discomfort for him to add another season.

Banik’s captain bows out on Sunday in a game against Viktoria Pilsen. Milan Baroš’ international career ended after the Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine, where the Czech Republic made the last eight. In 92 international matches, Baroš hit 41 times.