Football: David Silva Retires From International Football

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The Spanish midfielder, David Silva has reported his retirement, two days after his fellow team mate, Gerard Pique announced the end of his international career with the Spanish team.

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David Josué Jiménez Silva is a Spanish national and a professional footballer. At present, he represents the English Premier League club, Manchester City, where his main position is that of an attacking midfielder, however he also possesses the ability to play as a winger.

On his decision to retire from International Football, Silva said the following words:

It has not been easy, after all I’ve experienced, to write these lines. I’ve spent days and weeks considering this. The national team gave me everything and helped me grow as a player and a person. I leave proud and happy, bringing an end to a time full of emotions and memories, like of the figure of Luis Aragones, a maestro who will never be forgotten.

Silva made his debut for Spain in 2006, and since then he took part in over 125 matches, before finally deciding to retire from international football. The 32 year old played a vital role in helping Spain to win the 2010 World Cup and the European Championship titles in 2008 and 2012 respectively.

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