Chelsea player wants to retire but his children won’t let him

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Chelsea goalkeeper Willy Caballero claims his daughters will not let him retire from football.

The 38 year old Argentine is backup to Kepa Arrizabalaga and is regarded as a penalty saving specialist.

Speaking to Argentinian outlet Enganche, Caballero said: “I live for football and consume it whenever I can. My daughters won’t let me retire.

“Many times I joke at home that this will be my last year, and they tell me that I won’t be able to live without it. I need to play it, watch it on TV or know what’s going on.

“It’s what I like, to analyse and see what we did well and what we did wrong.

“I came to Chelsea because I love what I do.

“I don’t know how to do anything else that isn’t training and playing football. Being here, even if I don’t get to play, I push on and I try to achieve my best form to be able to contribute in my own way.

“Sometimes a team needs you more off the pitch than on, and you are just as important.

“But football is forever.

“Here at Chelsea, at a table in my house, in a bar and anywhere else.

“To meet with friends who are also players to watch football and analyse it still draws me to it.”

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