The World Cup scoring leader has announced her retirement in a statement via facebook. (Translation below).
Football is my passion. Football already accompany me my whole life and is also used to be a part of me. 11 years I was in the 1. Women-Bundesliga and long 10,5 years in the German women national football team unforgettable moments and part of an incredible development. That makes me proud. Nevertheless, I have now decided to go new ways, and my career to end in professional football. I am now on a whole lot of new things in front of me my studies are: end for me, a family and much more. I would, of course, me also at this point, with all my heart thank you to all those that I such a career, and supported me all the time. Above all, my parents, my husband and even my whole family and friends for a long time had to get along without me. But, of course, also for all trainers and coaches, doctors, physiotherapists, teammates, supervisors, and all the others, the me on my way and accompanied.
I’ll make the time always in valuable memories.
Šašić has 65 goals at an international level, was top scorer in the Bundesliga and Champions League in 2014/2015, and was German Footballer of the year in 2012.