Oswaldo Sanchez set to announce his retirement from professional soccer

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By Rafael

Oswaldo Sanchez is set to announce his retirement from professional soccer at the age of 41. Sanchez is regarded as one of the most iconic goalkeepers in Mexican soccer history. Along with his excellent goalkeeping skills, he is known for his leadership and personality on the field.

Oswaldo first made his debut for Atlas in 1993 and begun a storied 21 year career. In addition to Atlas, Oswaldo played for Club America, Chivas, Santos Laguna, and the Mexico National Team. He made a total of 99 appearances for El Tri and was the starting goalkeeper for Mexico in the 2006 World Cup.

Nicknamed “San Oswaldo” by fans for his game-changing saves, he made more than 700 appearances at the club level and won three league titles. He will leave his career as a club legend at both Chivas and Santos Laguna.

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