Euro 2012 play-offs

Bosingwa retirement criticised

November 9, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Portuguese FA president Gilberto Madail has branded the timing of Jose Bosingwa's international retirement as a "nuisance".

• Bosingwa retires from internationals

On Tuesday, Bosingwa followed Ricardo Carvalho in announcing that he will not represent Portugal again unless current coach Paulo Bento leaves his role.

Chelsea defender Bosingwa's stepping down from the international scene comes ahead of his country's Euro 2012 play-off against Bosnia and Herzegovina, ...

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