These Manchester City fans are pleased about David Silva’s international retirement

David Silva has officially announced his retirement from international football following a sparkling Spain career, as reported by the BBC.

Since making his debut in 2006, Silva went on to make 125 appearances for his national side, scoring 35 times – placing him fourth on Spain’s all-time top goalscorers’ list.

Alongside goals and assists, Silva also collected medals during his international career. The Man City man was part of the Spain squads that triumphed at the 2010 World Cup and the 2008 and 2012 European Championships.

Speaking of his experiences with La Roja, as quoted in the aforementioned BBC report, Silva stated that he “lived and dreamed with a team that will forever be remembered.”

Not only are his international career achievements being celebrated, but Man City fans are delighted by the news that could allow Silva to extend his club career at the highest level.

At 32-years-old, by relieving himself of international duties, Silva can allow his body greater recovery periods and rest between matches. 

Many Man City fans took to Twitter after the announcement to congratulate the midfielder and enjoy the good news from a City perspective…