Iniesta: Midfielder Retires From International Football

Midfielder Andre Iniesta has called time on his international career after Spain shock exit from the ongoing World Cup in Russia.

Spain headed out of the tournament following a 3-4 shoot-outs loss to host Russia after 1-1 draw in normal time in the Round of 16 on Sunday.

” “It is a reality that is my last match with the national team. “Sometimes the endings are not as one dreams,” added the former Barcelona player. “It is the saddest day of my career,” Iniesta told reporters after the game.

The 34 year-old will be , who made his debut in 2006, remembered for his stunning strike vs Holland in the finals of the World Cup in South Africa in 2010 which saw his country lifted the trophy for the first time in their history.