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Mike Tindall retires from rugby union

Mike Tindall has announced that he is retiring from professional rugby.

The 35-year-old has been in the sport for almost two decades. During his career he has played for Bath and Gloucester and helped England win the World Cup in 2003.

He announced the news on his Twitter feed.

Tindall is married to Zara Phillips who is 16th in line to the throne, the couple have a daughter called Mia Grace who was born in January.