Snapshot: Michael Ballack plays final match as a pro

Michael Ballack (left) arrives for his final match, an exhibition game at the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig, Germany. Credit: PA
The gel! A fresh-faced Ballack pictured at the start of his career, back in 1998. Credit: PA

Well played, Herr Ballack, well played… the German midfield general won four Bundesliga titles and three German Cups in his homeland, plus one Premier League title and three FA Cups with Chelsea. But he might have won so much more.