Germany Captain Philipp Lahm Ends International Career

Philipp Lahm, who picked up the last of his 113 caps in the 1-0 World Cup final victory over Argentina on Sunday, will continue playing for club side Bayern Munich.

updated: July 18, 2014 21:55 IST
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German national football team's defender Philipp Lahm holds the trophy as he gets off the airplane at Berlin airport.


Berlin: Germany captain Philipp Lahm has quit international soccer just days after leading his side to World Cup victory in Brazil.

"It is the right time for me. I have totally enjoyed my time with the national team," the 30-year-old was quoted as saying on Sky Sport Deutschland's Twitter feed on Friday.

The shock news was confirmed by the German soccer federation (DFB) website (

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