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    A beautiful farewell to Artur Boruc. Legia goalkeeper decorated by the Minister of Sport

    Artur Boruc has ended his sporting career. The Polish representative’s farewell match took place on Wednesday. At Łazienkowska Street, Legia Warszawa and Celtic tied in a friendly 2:2. The goalkeeper also received a decoration from the Minister of Sport.

    On Wednesday evening, 42-year-old Artur Boruc officially said goodbye to the fans at Łazienkowska Street. The multiple-time Polish national team player played in a friendly between Legia Warsaw and Scotland’s Celtic – the two teams he is most associated with. Just before the first whistle, Boruc received a decoration from Sports Minister Kamil Bortniczuk.


    Artur Boruc ends his career



    Boruc – nicknamed ‘King Arthur’ by Legia fans – played in the capital between 1999 and 2005, then guarded Celtic’s goal for five years, and was also linked with Fiorentina, Southampton and Bournemouth. Two years ago, he returned to Łazienkowska Street, where he finally ended his sporting career.



    Boruc played 65 games for the Polish national team – he was the primary goalkeeper for the White and Reds at the 2006 World Cup and Euro 2008. At the latter tournament – in the general opinion of experts and journalists – he was the best player in the Polish national team.


    Legia draws with Celtic



    The friendly meeting between Legia and Celtic eventually ended in a 2-2 draw, with the visitors leading after the first half after goals from Reo Hatate and Daizen Maeda. In the second half, the capital’s team led to the draw thanks to goals from Maciej Rosołek and Josue.




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