- Danijel Subasic enjoyed 44-caps for Croatia after debut in 2009
- Subasic joins Vedran Corluka and Mario Mandzukic in calling off their Croatia's Blazers career
- The Monaco goalie helped Croatia reach their first ever World Cup final in Russia
Croatian goalkeeper Danijel Subasic has revealed that he is retiring from international football, becoming the third member of the Blazers squad that featured in the summer World Cup final in Russia to quit the national team.
According to UK Daily Mail report the 33-year-old joins defence ace Vedran Corluka and forward Mario Mandzukic in ending international football.
“The time has come to say farewell to my favorite jersey after 10 years with the national team,” Subasic was quoted as saying.
“What's important is that I am a fulfilled, happy man who played for his country & wore the most beautiful shirt in the world.”
Interestingly, the goalie claimed that he took the decision to retire from the Blazers squad before the Mundial, stressing that playing in the World Cup final was his dream.
Subasic, who currently plies his trade with French Ligue 1 giants Monaco, made 44 appearances for the east European nation.
Croatia’s Blazers lost to France’s Les Bleus 4-2 in the final of the global football fiesta in Russia on July 15.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously had reported that Juventus forward Mario Mandžukić has joined compatriot Vedran Ćorluka who quit on Friday to announce that he is retiring from international football on Tuesday.
According to a report on Croatia Week, Mandžukić, who is the country’s second highest goalscorer penned an emotional letter to inform Blazers fans of his decision.
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