UPDATE: Bayern Munich's midfielder Arturo Vidal makes U-Turn on retirement decision

UPDATE: Bayern Munich's midfielder Arturo Vidal makes U-Turn on retirement decision

- Arturo Vidal has backtracks on his decision to retire from international football.

- He made the decision to retire after Chile's failure to make it to Russia 2018

- But the Chilean has made a surprise U-Turn on his retirement plans

The Bayern Munich midfielder yesterday announced he was hanging his boots for the national team following Chile's failure to make it to the world cup next summer.

He pushed his decision forward having initially planned to walk away after the tournament in Russia.

But Vidal, who has 99 caps, has now completed a U-turn and vowed not to turn his back on his country.

"It is tough. But this is not the end of anything," he posted on Twitter.

Naij.com earlier reported that the Bayern Munich's midfielder has announced his retirement from international duties after failing to help Chile qualify for Russia 2018.

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He announced the retirement in an emotional post on social media, "Thank you lads, for everything, for all these years together... for teaching me and for showing a country that with effort and work anything is possible in life," Vidal wrote in Spanish on Twitter.

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Source: Sports.naija.ng

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