Xabi Alonso announces international retirement
Xabi Alonso announces international retirement

Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has announced his retirement from international football.

Brilliant and bizarre international career of Franck Ribery

A wonder goal and a bizarre TV appearance wearing flip flops are the two lasting images Franck Ribery leaves behind following his retirement from international football.

Steven Gerrard retires from England duty

England captain Steven Gerrard announced his retirement from international football on Monday after making 114 appearances for his country.

Family-man Foster grateful for World Cup chance

England goalkeeper Ben Foster has thanked manager Roy Hodgson for giving him a second chance with the national team after he put his family before international football.

Mentality must change for China to rise, says Perrin

While 32 of his counterparts ponder the make-up of their squads for this year`s World Cup, Alain Perrin is tackling a conundrum that has defeated many coaches before him - how to get China to punch their weight in international football.

Gerrard nervous ahead of 100th England cap

Steven Gerrard has admitted that he is nervous ahead of his chance to win his 100th England cap in the friendly against Sweden.

Floods led to World Cup 2018 stadium switch

Fatal flooding indirectly led to a planned World Cup 2018 stadium in the Russian city of Samara being relocated to a new site.

Ronaldo set to become ‘third youngest European footballer’ to reach 100 caps

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo is set to become the third youngest footballer in Europe to reach 100 caps.

Gawli retires from international football

Indian football team defender Mahesh Gawli, who represented the country in 82 matches, on Monday brought the curtain down on his 12-year-old international career.

Switzerland captain Frei to quit internationals

Switzerland’s captain and record goalscorer Alexander Frei said on Thursday he will quit international football at the end of the season.

Switzerland captain Frei to quit internationals

Switzerland’s captain and record goalscorer Alexander Frei said on Thursday he will quit international football at the end of the season.