Podolski Announced his Retirement

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 | 0

Germany v Argentina: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final

One of the German’s 2014 world cup winner Podolski has been retired from International Football. Arsenal’s former forward announced his retirement on last day after played an era with Germany.

At 2004, Podolski made his debut for Germany. In his 12 years career, played 129 matches for Germany and scored 4 goals. Only Lether Mathuse (150) and Miroslav Klose (137) played more games them Podolski.


European Championship group game against Slovakia in June, Podolski spent sitting on the bench though he was in squad.

Announced his retirement and Podolski wrote his Facebook page, “And again before international matches and before the start of the season, I would like to inform you that I already said to national team coach Joachim Loew, I will not be playing for country.”

The German striker said: “Thanks to my fans. 12 year and 129 matches. A remarkable journey! The national team was extraordinary times. I am really proud to be a part of the German national team. “

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