Pique announces end of Spain career

After a disappointing World Cup in Russia, Gerard Pique has confirmed he will no longer play international football.

Gerard Pique was part of the successful Spanish squads that won the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012.   -  Getty Images

Gerard Pique has confirmed his international retirement after winning 102 caps for Spain.

The Barcelona defender made the announcement ahead of Sunday's Supercopa de Espana clash with Sevilla, revealing he had informed new national team boss Luis Enrique of his decision during a conversation between the pair.

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"I spoke with Luis Enrique and told him that my decision has been made," Pique told the media.

"I had a really nice time with the Spain team, and I'm very happy to have been part of the success."

Pique - who reached his international century during the 2018 World Cup in Russia - was part of the successful squads that won the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012.

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