The legends are taking a bow. Bayern Munich Forward, Franck Ribery has announced his retirement from international football. In an interview with German magazine; kicker, the 31year-old missed the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil due to injury said it was the right time to stop.
“I want to focus on my family and concentrate on my work at Bayern Munich and make way in the national team for the many young and exciting players. One has to know when to stop.”
The three-time French player of the year had 81 caps and scored 16 goals. He continued, “I have experienced so much and now is the time for others to come forward. You could see at the World Cup that we should have no concerns about France’s future. There were highs and lows but now is the time to start a new chapter in my life.”