Ex-Manchester United and Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal says he has retired from coaching after a 26-year career.
Van Gaal, 65, has been out of work since being sacked by United hours after winning the FA Cup in May 2016.
“I thought maybe I would stop, then I thought it would be a sabbatical, but now I do not think I will return to coaching,” Van Gaal was quoted as saying in Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf.
Van Gaal also had spells in charge of Ajax, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and AZ.
He made the announcement on Monday after receiving a lifetime achievement award from the Dutch government for his contribution to football.