With the end of every major tournament comes the end of a few careers.
There were many players at Euro 2012 who would have been hoping for one last shot at glory on the international stage.
Don't worry—Iker Casillas is not one of those players, despite being pictured here. I believe that Casillas still has another three or four years left in the tank after Euro 2012. He was simply sensational and led from the front while captaining this illustrious Spanish side.
Bidding adieu to superstars and greats who have entertained us so much over the years is never easy. They will continue to live as people, but may no longer be involved in that which they became known for on the world stage.
Let's take a look at a few of the greats who might have represented their nations for the last time on the international stage.