Argentina midfielder, Javier Mascherano has retired from international football following the painful defeat to France which knocked them out of the Russia 2018 World Cup.
The 34-year-old was helpless as Lionel Messi and his teammates were beaten 4-3 by France in the last-16 this afternoon, June 30, 2018.
Mascherano has 147 appearances appearance for the La Albiceleste.
Javier Mascherano said ' “It’s time to say goodbye, it’s time to support from outside. I hope that in the future these boys can achieve something.”
Javier Mascherano is currently featuring for Chinese club Hebei China Fortune in the Chinese Super League.