Louis van Gaal retires from football at 67 three-years after Man Utd sacking

11/03/2019

Louis van Gaal has announced his retirement from management
Van Gaal, 67, led the Red Devils to fourth and fifth-place finishes in the Premier League .


He has since been offered other jobs, including the chance to manage Feyenoord next season, but has instead opted to hang up his tracksuit.
Van Gaal told Dutch TV show VTBL: “I am a pensioner now. I have no ambition to be a technical director or a TV pundit.
“My wife Truus gave up her job for me 22 years ago, and followed me when I went abroad.

Amsterdam-born Van Gaal had two spells as Holland’s national coach.
He also managed Ajax , Barcelona, AZ Alkmaar and Bayern Munich before replacing David Moyes at United in 2014.
Van Gaal famously led his hometown team to the Champions League in 1995 and his country to a third-place finish at the 2014 World Cup.

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