Chabal ready to retire as body 'suffers'
ESPN Staff
November 5, 2013
Sebastien Chabal has turned out for Sale and Racing Metro in the past © Getty Images

French behemoth Sebastien Chabal is set to hang up his boots at the end of the season.

Chabal, who has 62 caps for France, was one of the stars of the 2007 World Cup and is currently running out for Lyon in the PROD2. But he is in the twilight years of his career and he has conceded in an interview with Le Dauphiné Libéré that this season is likely to be his last.

"I always thought it would be my body and my head that would guide me. My head, it's not going too badly, but my body suffers. I'm 36 soon, it becomes hard, rugby gets complicated, so I actually think it will be my last season."

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