Busquets made 143 appearances for Spain, the third in team history, winning two championships as the main force

Before December 16, the 34-year-old Busquets announced through social media that he had retired from the Spanish national team.
Busquets made his debut for the Spanish national team in April 2009 and has made 143 appearances so far, ranking third in the history of the Spanish team, after Ramos, who made 180th appearances, and Casi, who made 167. behind Busquets was Xavi, who made 133 appearances, and Eniesta, who made 131 appearances.
Busquets won the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012 as a regular for Spain, starting in every match of the two tournaments.