Boonen not expecting any special birthday presents at World Championships

Tom Boonen will celebrate his 36th birthday on the eve of this year’s World Road Championships in Qatar but the Belgian rider is not hoping for a special birthday present, saying he would be happy with new underwear or a pair of socks. Boonen also confirmed that even if he wins the world title, he not change his plans to retire after targeting a fifth victory at Paris-Roubaix.

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