Maider Irisarri announces his retirement from football


The exjugadora Osasuna Female, Maider Irisarri, has announced via their Twitter account your withdrawal football. The player wore in the club pinko from the season 2017/18when he was transferred from the Mulierand this campaign ended his contract

It is my time to hang up the boots. A decision that has matured and is caused by the desire of giving way to other challenges and excitess. the time Has come that football doesn’t occupy the top positions in my list of priorities,” begins Maider in your thank you letter

He also claims that he has been very happy and that “24 seasons playing soccer have created countless moments me today cause a smile to remember”.

Continuous written thanking the football has become their model for life: “I feel lucky and proud of everything that I have experienced and achieved. I can say that the football has been my life-style. A sport that I have grown, matured, learned and enjoyed so much still so very clear, it costs horrors to say up here.”

“I will tackle this shift with illusion. I guess it will be weird at first, but I have no doubt that I will adapt very well to it. It is time to give way to those who come and enjoy it in another way. I will be a fan rojilla more and with much, much pride”, he says in the letter Maider, making reference to the new life that awaits you

The letter ends with thanks to the club navarro, and to all the people who have shared a dressing room with Maider: “Many thanks to all the people who have accompanied me along this path. Clubs, technical staff and, above all companions, thank you for sharing with me so many times. I have been fully happy. We’ll see you on the fields. Aupa Osasuna”.

Maider Irisarri released the past month Januaryafter starring in a fact that had never been seen in the second division women’s football Spanish: return to play five months after having been mother. The exjugadora is retired in January 2019 after two and a half months of pregnancy, and a year later returned to play.

This situation showed that it can combine professional sports with motherhood, as has been also seen in the cases Serena Williams, Gemma Mengual, Teresa Perales or Maialen Chorraut. In Spanish football, the only precedent was three years ago with Jennifer Volpe, who played in the Tacuense of the maximum national category after having been a mother. Another case was Alex Morgan, who trained as normal despite being pregnant.

Irrisaldi is removed with 31 years oldafter a start as a player in the quarry Osasuna in the season 2003/04, and after passing over these years for clubs such as AD San Juan, León, Lagunak, Mulier and a second stage in the club pinko