Xabi retires from international football

Xabi Alonso goes. He has decided to leave the team after the World Cup and will never wear the shirt of Spain. The decision was taken a long time, so what happened in Brazil, Sports and extradeportivamente, has nothing to do with his determination. The Tolosa knew his career with La Roja ended in the summer of 2014.
At 32 years old (turns 33 in November), it will put an end to his international career after participating in three World Cups, two European Championships and Confederations Cup, having lifted the World Cup and two in Europe, being fixture in two of the latest titles. Waiting for you to leave on Monday Curitiba, Basque sum 113 games, with 16 goals and a balance of 88 wins, 12 draws and 13 defeats.
The player in the middle of negotiations with Real Madrid to renew his contract (extended to 2016 in January this year), already reached the compromise that would not play with the team after the World Cup. Xabi has suffered physical problems in the past two seasons and not wearing plus size selection will allow you to rest on FIFA dates and not accumulate as many minutes during the season.
The contract with his club did not appear outlined a commitment, but Xabi is a man of his word. By the Madrid, wanted to know the thinking of Alonso to renew to 34 years, which will end when your commitment to your club. For Ancelotti will be relieved that their teacher rest of matches and travel and not get saturated or affected by the virus encounters after FIFA selections.

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