RIO DE JANEIRO -- Julio Cesar has retired from football after playing a last match for boyhood club Flamengo.
The 38-year-old former Brazil, Inter Milan and Benfica goalkeeper kept a clean sheet Saturday night at the historic Maracana stadium as his team beat America 2-0 in the second round of the Brazilian championship.
"I cried a lot during the week already," a tearful Cesar said at the end of the match.
Cesar was a starter for Brazil in two of the last three World Cups.
His accolades include...