The former Everton and Tottenham Hotspurs midfielder has been playing Bidvest Wits in the South African Premier Soccer League but exclusively announced his retirement in an interview with the Daily Mail.
Speaking to SABC TV, the 61-cap South Africa global said: "From day one. the love and everything".
This was the first of many accolades the technically gifted midfielder would revel in during his career.
Injury problems plagued Pienaar during his time with Everton and throughout his career, and the Toffees official Twitter account sent a message to their former wide man this evening.
The South African worldwide confirmed to KweséESPN on Wednesday that he would hang up his boots. It's been a long [journey]; a lot of ups and downs throughout my career, but like I said, I really appreciate your love, and thanks for everything.
Pienaar spent most of his career in Europe, playing in three different countries.
Subsequently, Pienaar moved to German side Borussia Dortmund before he switched to Everton in the Premier League, where he was adjudged "Player of the Year" for the 2009-10 season, Sport24 reported. "We hope to see you at Goodison soon!".
"No, I don't think this it's too early, you know, what can I say?", Hunt told Goal. For me the a year ago or couple of months I have been dwelling on the decision.
Pienaar represented the likes of Everton, Sunderland, Borussia Dortmund, Ajax Amsterdam and Tottenham Hotspur in his club career, while on the worldwide front he amassed 61 senior caps and represented South Africa at two World Cups, the Confederations Cup and the Africa Cup of Nations.
The 22-year-old sporting polymath - she is also a fine windsurfer and has Tokyo 2020 on her mind - emphatically proved otherwise. Trapp, 29, started out in all five snowboarding disciplines but was encouraged by his coaches to choose freestyle or racing.
The rain will linger until this front and area of low pressure push further south, which we expect it to do overnight. A Flood Warning has been in effect since Monday for areas along the Ohio River. "You just do what you have to do".
Sky Sports News understands the Poland captain is keen to leave Bayern and his future could become clearer in the next fortnight. Moreover, Chelsea went out and signed Frenchman Olivier Giroud in the January transfer window from Arsenal.
However, some states are not waiting for a vote on the bill and have passed net neutrality laws within their areas. Mike Doyle's (PA-14) resolution in the House of Representatives now has 150 co-sponsors.
That means neither candidate will get the party's seal of approval or extra campaign cash leading into the June primary. Feinstein is a popular figure among Democratic voters and has the money to run a successful election campaign.
In March 2017, Mueller was appointed to investigate Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election. In response to Gates' plea Friday, Manafort released a written statement maintaining his innocence.
The first (Can we pray, the last?) celebrity edition of " Big Brother " came to an end Sunday night and a victor was crowned. We started the night with only five celebrities left in stock, and in pretty short order we sold out of three of them.
Next, let's reveal how the Saviors escaped from the Sanctuary through the walker heard (and how Morgan gets away, too). The episode also included the return of the hazy future visions and Old Man Rick-except the visions came with a twist.
All teams eliminated from Champions League qualifying, meanwhile, will now get a second chance to qualify for the Europa League . In a further announcement, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has insisted there will be no use of VAR next season.
Which rebel groups are fighting in Syria's eastern Ghouta? Syrian state media said Ghouta insurgents shelled parts of Damascus . After three days of deliberation to come up with a ceasefire deal, the U.N.
This season of " The Bachelor " is quickly coming to a close as hometown dates concluded after last week's episode . He famously told both of his finalists, Lauren Bushnell and future Bachelorette JoJo Fletcher, that he loved them .
Wilson played baseball through college, spent some time in the minors and is a self-proclaimed Yankees fan. He was selected by Texas in the 2013 winter meeting draft and attended spring training with the Rangers .
Ahed is now being prosecuted behind closed doors in an Israeli military court that has a conviction rate of over 99 percent. What began as a far-fetched claim we are not a real family has descended into an attempt to deny documented reality.
One man said he felt embarrassed for the New Zealand Prime Minister and was surprised she was able to "endure" the interview . A statement by Channel 9 said it always asks interviewees "tough" questions and shows the "human side" of interviewees.
All three have been restricted from leaving South Korea, though their case will be expedited through the legal process. Police found Duncan and his wife Maja Duncan in the back seat of a hummer allegedly stolen near the Athlete's Village.
Samsung has finally fixed the positioning of the fingerprint scanner, which is now positioned directly below the camera module. The S9 can flip between two apertures: opening up for 28 per cent more light in the dark and closing back up for bright shots.
With the new cabriolet based on the T-Roc, Volkswagen will further reinforce its presence in the compact SUV segment. This new model will continue VW's cabriolet traditionwhich dates back nearly 70 years to the original Beetle.
The new chip would further improve the connection between the iPhone and headphones to make it more reliable. Apple is also reportedly working on a new tool and will introduce it with iOS 12 slated to launch this fall.
The P20 Lite reportedly features an iPhone X-style notch, dual cameras, and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor . Interestingly, Huawei recently released a teaser video that further teases the P20's three-lens camera setup.
Complicating the matter is the fact that the virus can remain commutable both in the air and on solid surfaces for two hours. Watchtower Educational Center , 100 Watchtower Drive, Patterson , NY, between 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on February 19.
Iraq in December declared victory over the IS, which had seized control of almost a third of the country in 2014. The Iraqi Criminal Court yesterday sentenced 15 Turkish women to death for belonging to Daesh.