Year-ender: For soccer, an era ends in 2014
Updated: 2014-12-26 10:10
Some legendary footballers chose to hang up their boots in 2014. Most of them, barring South Korea's Park Ji-sung, were born in the 1970s. Their retirement was seen as an end of a classic generation.
Here is a possible lineup with 11 of them only if they had represented the same team.
Next is a player-by-player guide to wrap up their careers.