Hoffenheim captain Hubner announces retirement due to injury

2022-12-07 16:51

Hoffenheim captain Hubner announces retirement due to injury

Hoffenheim captain and defender Benjamin Hubner retired due to injury on Tuesday at the age of 33. "It's not possible anymore," he said regretfully.

Benjamin Hubner mainly serves as a central defender. He played for SV Wehen Wiesbaden, VfR Aalen, FC Ingolstadt 04 and Hoffenheim in his player era. However, in Hoffenheim, Hubner struggled with injuries most of the time, so he only played 103 times in 6 years, scored 9 goals and sent 11 assists.

After repeated capsular tears, back problems and knee injuries, Hubner ultimately chose to end his 14-year career. Hoffenheim Football Director Alexander Rosen also sent his blessings: "Benny is not only a model fighter on the pitch, a strong leader; And he's also the bridge between me and the players when it comes to team matters."

Rosen later stated that they are pushing Hubner into management, "He is a great figure that we will miss on the court. After he retired from professional football, we have already started preliminary negotiations to discuss how to get him with us. work together."