Kaka Hints At Retirement
The 2002 World Cup winner is in the final year of his contract with Orlando City and gave a strong hint that he will retire at the end of the current Major League Soccer season in December.
“I’d like to take a year off. I started playing when I was eight years old. I’ve been doing this for a long time and I think I deserve a rest. I don’t rule out coaching. In my year off I think I will discover what I want to do.”
Kaka paid tribute to his girlfriend Caroline, who he said helped him make a fresh start after ending his nine-year marriage with Caroline Celico.
“We are going very well and I’m very happy with this new phase in my life. She is somebody who has helped me to start over again,” added Kaka, who was voted the world’s best player in 2007.