From Lionel Messi to Cristiano Ronaldo: Big names likely to play their last FIFA World Cup

Published: 04th June 2018 12:07 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th June 2018 09:18 AM  

Every edition of FIFA World Cup witnesses a few of the game's best players hanging up their boots, at least at the international level. No matter how profound and gifted at club tier, only some get to lift the World Cup in their lifetime. Here a few for whom another shot at the World Cup looks highly unlikely. (Photos | AP,AFP)
CRISTIANO RONALDO, PORTUGAL (Photo | AP)
LIONEL MESSI, ARGENTINA (Photo | AP)
ANDRES INIESTA, SPAIN (Photo | AP)
SERGIO RAMOS, SPAIN: (Photo | AP)
THIAGO SILVA, BRAZIL: (Photo | AFP)
PEPE, PORTUGAL: (Photo | AP)
JAVIER MASCHERANO, ARGENTINA: (Photo | AP)
VINCENT KOMPANY, BELGIUM: (Photo | AFP)
GONZALO HIGUAIN, ARGENTINA: (Photo | AFP)
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