After a 16-year professional career, Fernando Arce has announced his retirement from soccer. The 36-year-old midfielder revealed the decision, which he called “the most difficult moment” for a soccer player, in a press conference on Monday afternoon.
Arce began his career with Iraputo in 2000 and ended it with Dorados de Sinaloa. In between, he represented Veracruz, Atlante, Monarcas Morelia, Santos Laguna, Tijuana, and Chivas de Guadalajara.
He also earned 47 caps and scored seven goals for the Mexican national team.
In his club career, his honors included league titles with Santos Laguna (Clausura 2008) and Tijuana (Apertura 2012).