Two-time Brownlow medallist Chris Judd has called time on his celebrated AFL career, three days after suffering a serious knee injury.
Two-time Brownlow medallist Chris Judd has called time on his celebrated AFL career, three days after suffering a serious knee injury. AAP Image - Joe Castro

Chris Judd announces his retirement from stellar AFL career

CARLTON'S Chris Judd has announced his retirement from AFL football today after a ruptured ACL forced an early end to his 278-game career.

Judd, a dual Brownlow medallist and premiership captain with the West Coast Eagles in 2006, was expected to end his career at the conclusion of the 2015 season after almost calling it quits in 2014, but has been forced into retirement by another serious injury.

A former number three draft pick, Judd has battled shoulder, groin and hamstring injuries throughout his career but a ruptured ACL, which would sideline him for at least 12 months, is a mountain the 31 year old has been unable to climb.

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