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Controversial Pique to end Spain career after 2018 World Cup

Madrid (AFP) – Controversial Spanish defender Gerard Pique insisted Sunday that he will end his international career after the 2018 World Cup. The Barcelona star has come under regular fire for his performances on the field and his support off the pitch for his pro-Catalan stance. “The World Cup in Russia is going to be my last tournament with the national team and I hope to take a lot of pleasure from these last two years,” he said after Sunday’s 2-0 qualifying win against Albania.
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