Edwin van der Sar.(foto:Reuters)
Van der Sar joined the squad for the Red Devils since 2005 after defending Fulham. Together with Sir Alex Ferguson, Van der Sar credited with bringing Manchester United won three league titles. The most memorable moment in the history of his career was when Van der Sar foiled Nicolas Anelka penalty in the 2008 Champions League final against Chelsea.
"Now it's time is focused on the family," said the former pillar of Ajax, in website management, Sport-promotion.nl, as quoted by Yahoo Sports, on Thursday (27/01/2011).
On several occasions, in this season, Van der Sar is always asserted still wants to play, a few more years, before hanging his gloves. In addition due to aging, Van der Sar wants to spend more time to accompany his wife who was ill.
"I can not remember when that decision comes. Say it in my mind when Annemarie had a stroke. He had to struggle with the itu.Kami really had decided a few years in England and settled at Manchester United, but in this season, the mind to say selamt stay stronger, "said Van der Sar.
Van der Sar, who began his career at Ajax Amsterdam since 1990, tested the overseas competition for the first time at Juventus from 1999-2001. After that his name had faded so removed to Fulham until 2005. But unexpectedly Sir Alex memboyongnya to Old Trafford. Scot was also satisfied with the performance of this 1970-born goalie even liken it to Old Trafford legend Peter Schmeicel.