The Remaining Active Players With 100 or More International Caps

Italy's World Cup qualifying failure has resulted in a number of staples stepping aside from the international game. After their exits, here's who is left in the 100-cap club.
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Italian legend Gianluigi Buffon has had a mixed year.

Having won the Serie A title and the Coppa Italia with Juventus come months ago, the 39-year-old stopper was beaten by Real Madrid in the Champions final in his last game of the campaign.

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And as if things couldn't get any worse for him, Buffon won't be taking part in next year's World Cup, with Italy failing to qualify for the tournament after a 0-0 draw with Sweden on Monday.

The keeper must have been hoping to go out on a high and play in his last World Cup before calling curtains on a remarkable international career. However, it wasn't to be, and he would walk off the pitch in tears on Monday, having played out his last game for his country - the last of an amazing 175 appearances.

His compatriot Danielle De Rossi also bowed out on Monday, leaving 94 active internationals, who have 100 caps or more to their name, still in the game.

Here they are below:

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Former Real Madrid teammates Iker Casillas and Sergio Ramos have a combined 315 caps for Spain.

Player

Country

Caps

Iker Casillas

Spain

167

Essam El-Hadary

Egypt

156

Paulo da Silva

Paraguay

148

Sergio Ramos

Spain

148

Cristiano Ronaldo

Portugal

147

Ahmed Mubarak

Oman

146

Maynor Figueroa

Honduras

146

Andres Guardado

Mexico

145

Rafael Marquez

Mexico

142

Amer Shafi

Jordan

141

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Barcelona star Javier Mascherano has been playing for Argentina since 2001, with his international debut coming before he even played a single minute for River Plate, his club at the time.

Player

Country

Caps

Daniel Bennett

Singapore

141

Clint Dempsey

USA

141

Gabriel Gomez

Panama

140

Michael Bradley

USA

140

Javier Mascherano

Argentina

140

Shahril Ishak

Singapore

138

Wesley Sneijder

Netherlands

132

Baihakki Khaizan

Singapore

131

Peter Jehle

Liechtenstein

130

Ali Al-Habsi

Oman

129

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35-year-old DaMarcus Beasley currently plays for MLS Side Houston Dynamo. He also received his first cap in 2001 and has appeared in four World Cups for USA.

Player

Country

Caps

Osama Hawsawi

Saudi Arabia

129

Ismail Matar

United Arab Emirates

128

Server Djeparov

Uzbekistan

128

Jaime Penedo

Panama

127

Michael Mifsud

Malta

127

DaMarcus Beasley

USA

126

Enar Jaager

Estonia

126

Oscar Boniek Garcia

Honduras

125

Ahmed Faty

Egypt

124

Taisar Al-Jassim

Saudi Arabia

124

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Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has been representing Argentina for quite some time now. But he will only really cement his legacy if he wins some form of silverware on the international stage.

Player

Country

Caps

Maxi Pereira

Uruguay

123

Lionel Messi

Argentina

123

Ragnar Klavan

Estonia

122

Andres Iniesta

Spain

122

Tim Howard

USA

121

Sebastian Soria

Qatar

119

Claudio Bravo

Chile

119

Alexis Sanchez

Chile

119

Abdallah Deeb

Jordan

117

John O'Shea

Rep. of Ireland

117

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Manchester City's David Silva has already won the World Cup and two Euros with Spain.

Player

Country

Caps

Khairul Amri

Singapore

117

David Silva

Spain

117

Kennedy Mweene

Zambia

116

Blas Perez

Panama

114

Jalal Hosseini

Iran

114

Sayed Mohammed Jaffer

Bahrain

113

Nani

Portugal

112

Ismail Abdul-Latif

Bahrain

112

Diego Godin

Uruguay

112

Shinji Okazaki

Japan

111

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Cesc Fabregas has also won the above-mentioned with the Spanish side, and just came off a Premier League winning season with Chelsea.

Player

Country

Caps

Rashad Sadygov

Azerbaijan

111

Ildefons Lima

Andorra

111

Cesc Fabregas

Spain

110

Franz Burgmeier

Liechtensiein

110

Gonzalo Jara

Chile

110

Jozy Altidore

USA

110

Alaa Abdul-Zahra

Iraq

109

Dmitri Kruglov

Estonia

109

Gary Medel

Chile

109

Aaron Hughes

Northern Ireland

108

Baha Abdel-Rahman

Jordan

107

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PSG star Dani Alves is just past the 100 mark for his country Brazil, but is due a few more caps.

Player

Country

Caps

Bryan Ruiz

Costa Rica

107

Asamoah Gyan

Ghana

106

Roman Torres

Panama

106

Makoto Hasebe

Japan

106

Lee Dong-Gook

South Korea

105

Joao Moutinho

Portugal

105

Celso Borges

Costa Rica

105

Aleksandr Dmitrijev

Estonia

104

Dani Alves

Brazil

104

Luis Tejada

Panama

104

Faouzi Aaish

Bahrain

103

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One of the best talents in Croatia's history, Luka Modric has made 103 appearances for his country.

Player

Country

Caps

Joseph Kamwendo

Malawi

103

Tim Cahill

Australia

103

Michael Umana

Costa Rica

103

Igor Akinfeev

Russia

103

Didier Ovono

Gabon

103

Luka Modric

Croatia

103

Robin van Persie

Netherlands

102

Yossi Benayoun

Israel

102

Giovani Dos Santos

Mexico

102

Marek Hamsik

Slovakia

102

Cristian Rodriguez

Uruguay

102

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Once thought to be Brazil's next big thing, Robinho has made a century of appearances for the South American country.

Player

Country

Caps

Andranik Teymourian

Iran

101

Sergio Busquets

Spain

101

Steven Davis

Northern Ireland

101

Robinho

Brazil

100

Rainford Kalaba

Zambia

100

Jermaine Taylor

Jamaica

100

Cristian Riveros

Paraguay

100

Arda Turan

Turkey

100

Bostjan Cesar

Slovenia

100

Javier Hernandez

Mexico

100

Yuto Nagatomo

Japan

100