Danijel Subasic put a dot behind his interlandcarrière. The 33-year-old capstone of world cup finalist Croatia made the news Wednesday, known in a farewell letter on the website of the Croatian football federation.
“After a long journey of ten years and puts an end to my time at the national team,” he explains. “I made this decision a long time for the world cup 2018 taken. I wanted to say goodbye on the highest world stage. This was one of my dreams. Everyone has a sell-by date. Maybe I was still a campaign can keep going, but that was probably too much. In this way, I give my team mates the chance to achieve their dreams and for Croatia to play football.” Subasic, who for AS Monaco suits, collected 44 caps.
His retirement comes a day after that of Mario Mandzukic. The 32-year-old striker of Juventus carried 89 times the shirt of his country, and made therein for 33 goals.