I really cannot begin to grasp this concept. I cannot begin to understand why someone would decide to participate in something like this.
You are taking an innocent person’s life. Keep in mind that this is someone’s son, daughter, mother, father, husband, wife, aunt, cousin,…
Per Mertesacker ends international career
After Philipp Lahm and Miroslav Klose, Per Mertesacker also announced that he will resign from his position in the national team. The world cup champion explained his decision in an interview with Süddeutsche Zeitung which will be featured in tomorrow’s edition of the daily newspaper.
According to the paper, Per said: “After ten years, I above all wanted to decide for myself when the end of this chapter would come.” The article further states that Per wants to focus on the Premier League in the future: “I want to win the title with Arsenal and maybe even attack in the Champions League.” Per described the tournament in Brazil as the golden conclusion of his career in the national team.
Mertesacker predicts a golden future for the national team: “We’re as well-staffed as never before.” He himself played 103 games for the national team and scored 4 goals.
All the best, Per, we’ll surely miss you!