his retirement from international football.
on his website saying, “Writing this note was probably ‘the most
difficult match of my life’. After 14 years at the highest level, I’m sure this
is the right time for me! The fact that I am 33 now, the intensity of training
and the multitude of games are not the reasons why I am making this decision.”
2014 FIFA World Cup tournaments.
He also represented Ivory Coast in six
Africa Cup of
Nations in 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013and 2015, helping them finish runner-up in 2006 and 2012,
while captaining them to victory in 2015.