German midfielder Sami Khedira is set to start a new career after calling it quit with his football career. Khedira announced his retirement from football at the end of the latest German Bundesliga season having spent the second half of the season at capital club Hertha Berlin.

Sami Khedirajoined Hertha Berlin at the start of the year after his contract with Italian Serie A giants Juventus was terminated. The German World Cup winner had six months left on his Juventus contract before he was released by mutual consent. He had earlier signed for Juventus as a free agent in 2015.

Khedira has made the decision to start a new career as an ESPN commentator. He announced the new career via a post on his official Instagram account last week. The former Real Madrid and Vfb Stuttgart player is already in the United States of America (USA) to start his new job with the American sports media platform.

Khedira signed for Juventus during the first managerial spell of Maximiliano Allegri. He was an important member of the Juventus squad under Italian tactician Allegri. The German had won some of the biggest trophies in football by the time he was snapped up by the Old Lady. He won the Champions League title with Real Madrid at the end of the 2013/14 campaign before playing a big part for the German team that defeated Argentina in the final after extra time to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup title. Mario Gotze came off the bench to score the only goal of the game in extra time to hand his country the World Cup title for the fourth time. Khedira was a key performer in midfield for Germany during that World Cup tournament in Brazil.

During his time at Juventus, Sami Khedira won five league titles, three Coppa Italia titles and one Super Cup trophy.


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