Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Xavi retires from international duty

Xavi retires from international duty
Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has retired from international duty with Spain are an illustrious career for La Roja

Xavi was a key member of the squad that won back to back European Championships, as well as the 2010 World Cup, during a dominant six year spell.

New Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has convinced Xavi to remain at the Nou Camp for another campaign, despite the midfielder being reportedly keen on a move.

He was capped 133 times, more than any other Spanish outfield player, and scored 13 goals.

He told a press conference in Barcelona: “I’m grateful for all those years. It has been a fantastic time.”
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