Former Arsenal footballer Kieran Gibbs, who played a pivotal role in the team’s 2014 FA Cup triumph, is said to be retiring from professional football.
Kieran Gibbs will reportedly end his playing days at Inter Miami and move to an in-house media role as on-air analyst and Media host at AppleTV just ahead of the start of the MLS season this weekend.
An opportunity that was hard to overlook. Real excited to announce I’ll be working as on-air talent analyst and media host with @AppleTV x @InterMiamiCF ! 📽️👨🏽💻😁 pic.twitter.com/trtmxZ1Xcv— Kieran Gibbs (@KieranGibbs) February 23, 2023
Arsenal’s 2014 FA Cup final hero Kieran Gibbs is “transitioning” into a new job after reportedly hanging up his boots at David Beckham’s Major League Soccer club Inter Miami
The announcement of Gibbs’ retirement marks the end of a successful career for the left-back, who will now focus on his new role with the American club.
Kieran Gibbs, the former Arsenal left-back who played over 200 games for the Gunners after coming through their academy, has not officially announced his retirement from professional football despite having his contract terminated by Inter Miami in the Major League Soccer (MLS).
Sources: Inter Miami defender Kieran Gibbs is transitioning to an on-air talent role with the club. Gibbs and Miami have agreed to a mutual contract termination to take him off the roster.— Tom Bogert (@tombogert) February 23, 2023
Gibbs, 33, made 27 MLS apps over a season and a half. He played for Arsenal from 2007-17. pic.twitter.com/4ukpj8FHFD
While Gibbs’ playing career may not be over just yet, he is reportedly transitioning into a media role with Inter Miami, as an ‘on-air talent.’ Gibbs’ impressive track record in football and his new venture in media will undoubtedly keep him in the public eye and continue to make him a prominent figure in the world of sports.