Germany's Philipp Lahm retires from international football

(AGI) Berlin, July 18 - The German national football team'scaptain, Philipp Lahm, announced his retirement frominternational football on Friday. With news of the decisionconfirmed by the German football federation, Lahm's agent,Roman Grill, said the 30-year-old right fullback had reachedthe decision after winning the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Lahm,who will continue to captain Bayern Munich, made his nationalsquad debut in 2004, playing 113 matches and scoring 5 goals.During his 10-year international career, Germany came third inthe 2006 and 2010 World Cups, and was second and third in the2008 and 2012

(AGI) Berlin, July 18 - The German national football team'scaptain, Philipp Lahm, announced his retirement frominternational football on Friday. With news of the decisionconfirmed by the German football federation, Lahm's agent,Roman Grill, said the 30-year-old right fullback had reachedthe decision after winning the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Lahm,who will continue to captain Bayern Munich, made his nationalsquad debut in 2004, playing 113 matches and scoring 5 goals.During his 10-year international career, Germany came third inthe 2006 and 2010 World Cups, and was second and third in the2008 and 2012 UEFA European Championships. (AGI) . .