Steven Pienaar says denying Man Utd title was his pinnacle

Steven Pienaar says denying Man Utd title was his pinnacle”

The former Bafana Bafana captain made just four starts and six appearances from the bench in 18 Premiership and Cup matches, before the mid-season December break.

"Today I am announcing my retirement from football".

"Thanks for all the love throughout my career". I just want to say thanks to my mom, my family, and all the clubs that I've played for.

'I hope to announce something new at the end of March but I'll be doing some TV work too in South Africa and overseas.

Pienaar's former club Everton travel to Turf Moor this Saturday to play Burnley, live on Sky Sports Premier League.

Pienaar, 35, officially hung up his boots on Wednesday after appearing in two World Cup finals for Bafana Bafana and winning 61-caps for the national team.

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In 2006, the midfielder joined the German side Borussia Dortmund.

Everton congratulated Pienaar on his "superb career", and after wishing him the best of luck in his post-playing days, they added that they hope to see Pienaar back at Goodison Park in the near future. We loved your smile, dancing and great way of playing football! "You are always welcome in Amsterdam, Steven!", Ajax Amsterdam said. Looking back, we let people down a few times.

Germany Bundesliga side, Borrussia Dortmund followed up with: "Steven #Pienaar just announced the end of his long and successful career". For me the a year ago or couple of months I have been dwelling on the decision.

"I've signed Steven Pienaar three times".

Former South Africa worldwide Steven Pienaar brings down the curtain on his 18-year long playing career.

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