The Eintracht Frankfurt, champion of the Europa League and Madrid’s rival in the Super Cup, surprised everyone by announcing the retirement, at the age of 29, of one of his captains, the austrian Martin Hinteregger. The charismatic central defender has decided to hang up his boots despite Eintracht will play the Champions League next season.
“In autumn I started thinking about retiring at the end of the season. I was in a stage very difficult in sporting terms: my performance was irregular. I no longer enjoyed each victory so much and the defeats hurt me twice as much”, said the footballer, a guy with character and who dSince a few years ago he was fundamental in the defense of those from Frankfurt for his strength and his power from set pieces.
That yes, lhe injuries and lack of continuity caused him to be criticized this course, something that never fit well. In addition, his relationship with a leader of the extreme right in Austria gave him a very negative reputation. which also played against him. In recent days he was criticized for organizing a summer tournament with him. Because of the criticism of this matter or because of his lack of confidence after a poor season, Hinteregger has decided that it is best to end his career.