Mark Cavendish has been a victim of his emotions after completing the Gent-Wevelgemas it collapsed by hinting at its possible withdrawal before the media.

The British corridor of the Bahrain McLaren acknowledged that last weekend’s race it could have been the last of his trajectory as a professional cyclist and could not hold back the tears.

“This has been, perhaps, the last race of my life, “confessed the 35-year-old cyclist, who can boast of being one of the best sprinters in history Thank you to your 48 stage victories in the Grand Tours (30 in the Tour de France, 15 in the Giro d’Italia and 3 in the Tour of Spain).

Cavendish’s contract with Bahrain ends this season and it looked like he was going to be renewed, but these surprising statements have speculated in the cliques that the Briton may retire shortly.