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Shevchenko calls it quits

Ukraine striker Andriy Shevchenko announced he will retire from international football after his country’s elimination from Euro 2012 with a 1-0 defeat by England on Tuesday.

india Updated: Jun 21, 2012 00:09 IST
AFP
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Ukraine striker Andriy Shevchenko announced he will retire from international football after his country’s elimination from Euro 2012 with a 1-0 defeat by England on Tuesday.

Shevchenko told reporters he intends to says his farewell in a friendly game before standing down from national team duty.

“It was my last official game for Ukraine. A bit later on I will arrange a farewell game to say goodbye to supporters,” he said.

First Published: Jun 21, 2012 00:06 IST