Rugby legend Dan Carter has officially announced his retirement

After playing for over 32 years, All Black and all time rugby union ;legend Dan Carter has just officially announced his retirement from professional rugby.

The out half is the all time record point scorer and has two World Cup wins under his belt . His last International game was the World Cup final in 2015 before he moved to France to play professional for Racing 92 in Paris.

He then moved from Racing to Japan’s Kobelco Steelers for a spell before returning to New Zealand in 2020 for the Auckland Blues.

He managed to score a total 1,598 points throughout his career according to the BBC which will remain the record for quite some time to come.

His announcement came through an emotional Instagram post this morning stating that he was hanging up his pro boots for the first time since 2002.

He thanked his family for everything they have done for him since the very first moment of his career but also said

“Rugby will always be a part of my life”

Could we see Dan in a big coaching role in the near future?

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