Former Liverpool defender John Arne Riise has announced his retirement from football at the age of 35.
The left-back, a Champions League winner with the Reds in 2005, has made 10 appearances for Aalesund, the club with whom he started his career, in his Norwegian homeland this season.
However, he has decided to walk away from the game after realising he is no longer able to cope with the physical demands.
"My inner goal was to play football at the Norwegian top level until I was 40. But that is...