A tearful Eric Abidal called an end to his six-year Barcelona playing career on Thursday, less than two months after returning to action from a liver transplant.
Barcelona's French defender Eric Abidal sheds a tear at a press conference in Barcelona on May 30, 2013. Abidal was calling an end to his six-year Barcelona playing career, less than two months after returning to action from a liver transplant.
"I am going, but I am sure I will be back" in another capacity, the French defender told a news conference at the club, which said it had offered him a role running the club's training schools.
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