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Belgian international defender Daniel van Buyten, without a club since his contract with Bayern Munich expired in June, has decided to retire from the game at the age of 36. Van Buyten had been approached by several clubs in Germany and France and had a concrete offer on the table of a contract with Belgian champions Anderlecht, who had offered him a one-year deal worth a million euros. Van Buyten, one of the key players in Belgium’s World Cup squad in Brazil, explained: “I prepared really hard for the tournament. His final match was the World Cup quarter-final against Argentina, which the Belgians lost 1-0.

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