11:57  ,  November 24, 2023

Angel Di Maria to retire from Argentina international duty

Argentina and Benfica midfielder Angel Di Maria will retire from international duty after the 2024 Copa America, which will be held from June 20 to July 14 next year.

"The Copa America will be the last time I wear the Argentine shirt, with all the pain of the soul and feeling a lump in my throat I say goodbye to the most beautiful thing that happened to me in my career, dress it, sweat it and FEEL it with all my pride," the 35-year-old footballer wrote on social media.

Di Maria made his debut in the Argentina national team in 2008. Since then, he scored 29 goals in 136 appearances for, and won the 2021 Copa America and the 2022 World Cup with, Argentina.

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