SASSUOLO, Italy -- Paolo Cannavaro will quit football after this weekend and join his brother on the technical staff at Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande.
Cannavaro announced on Thursday that Sassuolo's Serie A match at Roma will be his last.
He says, "A new year, a new life ... it will be an odd feeling. I won't miss the field because it's a decision I've made, but I will miss being around my teammates."
Cannavaro progressed through the youth team at Napoli and in 1999 joined his older brother...