The Spanish star Xabi Alonso has announced his retirement from an international football with 114 caps to his name, the midfielder confirmed the news via Twitter.
I announce my retirement from international football. It’s been an enormous honour for 11 great years. Sincere thanks to everyone involved.
— Xabi Alonso (@XabiAlonso) August 27, 2014
The 32-year-old, who played a key role with La Roja side – by winning three successive major tournaments: European Championships in 2008 and 2012 as well as the World Cup 2010.
The Real Madrid midfielder has been regular since his Spain debut in April 2003, he has scored 16 goals in 114 appearances for his country.
Alonso will now focus all of his efforts with the La Liga giants Real Madrid, but as per the recent reports from the Guardian the player is on the verge of joining the German champions Bayern Munich.