PM tweets about Petrov

Prime Minister, David Cameron, has tweeted following the news that Stiliyan Petrov has retired as Aston Villa Captain.

Brave statement from Stiliyan Petrov as he announces retirement from football and setting up a new foundation #AVFC #Petrov

– David Cameron, Twitter

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Villa captain retires

Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov has announced his retirement from football after a battle with leukaemia. 3,000 fans will today wear masks of Petrov to mark his retirement.