After Andres Iniesta and Gerard Pique, the next turn is Manchester City’s veteran winger, David Silva, who also decided to ‘hang his shoes’ or retire from the International competitions with the Spanish National team. The decision was expressed by Manchester City players through his personal Twitter account.
David Silva made his international debut with the Spanish National Team since 2006. In his first years, he had trouble finding a place in the main squad, but Silva slowly began to become a mainstay. He is one of the important parts of the Spanish national team squad which won the Euro 2008 title, the 2010 World Cup and the Euro 2012 Cup.
At this time this player is getting older, aware of this, David Silva finally decided to ‘hang his shoes’ from the international stage. The decision was announced by the player via his personal Twitter account recently.
“It’s not easy, after everything I’ve experienced, to sit down and write these lines. These are the days and weeks of reflecting and analyzing in making the decision to end my era in the Spanish national team.”
“This is one of the most difficult choices in my career, which I did with gratitude and humility. The national team has given me everything and allowed me to grow as a footballer and personally since [playing in] the teenage player category. ”
“I ended an era with full of emotions from all the moments that came to mind, like the figure of Luis Aragones, a master we will never forget,” said a letter to fans posted on his Twitter account.
Throughout Spain’s national team defense from 2006 to 2018, David Silva recorded no less than 125 caps and scored 35 goals including.