Luca Toni: Verona & ex-Italy striker confirms retirement

Luca Toni
Luca Toni has scored five goals in 22 Serie A appearances this season, most recently in February's derby win over Chievo

Verona striker Luca Toni will retire from playing after Sunday's home game against former club Juventus.

A World Cup winner with Italy in 2006, Toni has scored 156 Serie A goals in 343 games - for eight different clubs.

He became the oldest player - at 38 - to win the Serie A golden boot, finishing joint top with Mauro Icardi last season on 22 goals.

Toni also had a spell in Germany and was the Bundesliga's top scorer in 2007-08 with Bayern Munich.

In 2005-06, he won the European Golden Shoe, for the leading goalscorer in the continent, with 31 goals for Fiorentina.

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