Not only did Fred call it a day for his Brazil career, he also asked Fluminense for some time off.
Much-criticised Braz21点官网il striker Fred announced his retirement from international football after a dismal World Cup.
“The club offered me a break after the Confederations Cup and I didn’t take it, but now I need time to compose myself and forget everything that happened here.”
“Football gives you many things and takes a great deal away too. We Brazilians have a nasty habit of finding the scapegoat and looking for someone to crucify for failure.
He scored 15 goals in 33 caps and started every game at this World Cup, but only netted once against Cameroon.
“We do the same in success, trying to find a ‘God’ to take all the credit. We are a team and we were united to the last minute.”
Fred was repeatedly singled out for jeers by the crowd and media, as this week a beached sea lion was even named after the Fluminense striker due to its inability to move.
“I take my part of the responsibility. I wanted to do more, 六合投注网站as I was not hurt or suffering from an injury, but I say it is everyone’s fault.
“For me, the 澳门外围投注data-scayt_word=”Selecao” data-scaytid=”2″>Selecao is finished,” the 30-year-old told reporters.