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Won't play again with Spain, says Pique

IANS  |  Barcelona 

defender said that he will never again play for Spain's national squad, despite World Cup winners beginning a new era with his former club Martinez.

"I spoke with one or two weeks ago. He called me and I told him I had taken that decision some time ago and that it was a decision I had thought about a lot," he told a press conference on Saturday, reports

Pique noted that his time as a defender with the national selection was "very beautiful," since he had been with the team that won and the World Cup, but now that's all in the past.

"Now I want to concentrate on I hope I have many years here and I want to really enjoy them," he said.

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 16:56 IST
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