Central Coast Mariners midfielder and former Socceroo Mile Sterjovski has announced he will retire at the end of the A-League season.
Sterjovski, who represented Australia on 43 occasions before retiring from international football after missing out on selection for the 2010 World Cup, took to Twitter last night to announce his decision.
"Happy to announce that I will be retiring at the end of the season," he wrote.
Distinguished career: Mile Sterjovski of Australia jumps for joy after scoring a goal during the International Friendly match between Australia and Uruguay in June 2, 2007 in Sydney.
Its been great journey but Im looking forward to the future!"
The 34-year-old began his career in the National Soccer League - the precursor to the A-League - with Wollongong Wolves before stints at Sydney United and Parramatta Power.
He headed to Europe in 2000, playing 91 matches for French Ligue 1 outfit Lille before playing in Switzerland, England, Turkey and China prior to returning to Australia in 2009 when he took up a deal with Perth Glory.
He joined the Mariners in 2012 and was part of their inaugural A-League championship side last season.