I don't regret the decision to retire. My body was losing its edge. I was taking longer to recover from injuries. You have to get out at some point.
I feel this pang of regret whenever I watch sport; this sense that I will never play a big match again.
Our performance during this World Cup has not been enough to progress further and both myself and all the players regret that and are hurt more than people realise.
I know that I will always regret it later in life if I had turned down the chance to play at another great club like Real Madrid...
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