Marouane Fellaini, Former Manchester United Midfielder Retires from International Football at 31

Updated On 08 Mar, 2019 Published On

Midfielder Marouane Fellaini from Belgium, who previously represented teams like Everton and Manchester United decided to step down from international matches on 7th March 2019.

Fellaini who is currently playing in the Chinese Super League as a player of Shandong Luneng Taishan recently announced that he would no longer be leading his country into international arenas.


CAPTION: Marouane Fellaini, former Manchester United midfielder representing his country SOURCE: Pinterest


Currently 31 years of age, the Belgian midfielder took it to twitter to announce his retirement from the senior team

In the tweet, Fellaini thanked his team-mates, coaches and the Belgian fans for being with him and supporting him in the long run. 

Fellaini was part of the Belgian national for 12 years and also helped his country finish 3rd in the previous World Cup held in Russia, with captain Eden Hazard.

He represented his country in total 87 international matches and scored his 18th and last goal against Japan in 2018's summer tournament.

Now that Fellaini has dropped from the national team, the time has come to see whether the Belgian team will find a perfect replacement for the midfielder.