Say it ain’t so! Andy Goode is retiring from professional rugby this weekend, and this time around, he is going to stay retired.
The English fly-half is one of our favourite rugby players here at Pundit Arena, but unfortunately, when Newcastle Falcons host his former side Wasps tomorrow afternoon, he will take to the field for the final time.
Speaking to the BBC, Goode explained his reasons for calling it a day..
“I’ve enjoyed every minute, the boys have been great and the fans have taken me in as one of their own.
“But my contract is up, and I shall drift into retirement.
“I’ve put on a bit of weight especially during my retirement. The shirts are getting tighter!
“Players are bigger in different ways, and players are tight on nutrition and secure in what they eat.
“But, from what I lack in physical expertise and fitness, I have got a fair bit of experience in understanding how the game works, the know of the game and hopefully how to win games which I have been able to do.
“At home we play in black shirts and black is slimming so it’s all good!”
— Andy Goode (@AndyGoode10) March 26, 2016
What a legend!
Enjoy your retirement, Andy!
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