Former Belgian international and Everton winger announces retirement and new role in football

Kevin Miralles has announced his retirement from football at the age of 35. The former Everton winger will now become technical director at Belgian side Eendracht Aalst. As reported by HLN, the former Belgian international has become part of the club that were recently taken over by a Turkish investment group.

Mirallas ends his career with 60 national team caps and 10 goals. He won two Greek titles with Olympiacos, as well as the 2012 domestic cup. In 2020 he was part of the Antwerp side that won the Belgian cup. The winger played the most games in his career with Everton, playing 186 games scoring 38 goals and providing 35 assists. In Greece, he scored 36 goals and provided 15 assists in 86 games.

Eendracht Aalst currently play in the Belgian Second Amateur Division, which is the fourth tier of Belgian football. Eendracht Aalst are nicknamed the Onions and qualified for European football in the 1995-1996 edition of the UEFA Cup. After beating Levski Sofia in their first leg, the side lost to Italian giants Roma, even though they drew the home leg 0-0.

GBeNeFN | Ben Jackson

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