BRISBANE Roar star Fahid Ben Khalfallah has announced his retirement after his side were knocked out of the A-League finals by Melbourne City.
The 35-year-old won an A-League title with Melbourne Victory in 2014-15, and hangs up his boots after exactly 100 matches in the competition.
A 14-time Tunisian international, the veteran arrived in Australia following stints with French sides Valenciennes, Bordeaux and Troyes.
Ben Khalfallah believes that now is the time for him to retire.
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“I just want to stop now, I don’t want to play anymore. I enjoyed it, I loved it and thats it. Sometimes it’s time to stop and do something else so we’ll see,” Ben Khalfallah said.
“its hard because I’ve been doing that for 18 years now and I wanted to focus on the final.
“I’m grateful with Victory to give me the chance and Brisbane.
“We’ve been through things I couldn’t imagine but that’s life and now we going to do something else.”
The winger confirmed he would continue living in Australia despite ending his football career.