Adam Goodes is reportedly considering retiring from AFL immediately due to the constant torment and slurs he has received over recent seasons.
“Adam will have a couple of days away from the football club and take a breath about it,” coach John Longmire said.
Former teammate and close friend Michael O’Laughlin said Goodes is ” really struggling.”
“There’s only so much a man can take before his legs start to buckle,” he said.
“Adam’s a very strong person who’s done a lot for the game … but don’t assume that these things are just easily washed over and don’t affect him in some way. He’s sick and tired of what’s been happening for a long time.”
Goodes has reportedly told several teammates that he is considering an early retirement due to the issue.
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