Germany and Manchester United star, Bastian Schweinsteiger has announced his retirement from international football.
Three weeks after Germany were knocked out of Euro 2016 following a 2-0 semi-final loss to France, the former Bayern Munich midfielder has said he is stepping down as captain of the national team and ending his international playing career.
In a statement released on his Twitter page, Schweinsteiger said: "Dear fans of the Germany national team. I have just asked the national team coach not to consider me any more for his national team selections in future since I would like to retire."
Schweinsteiger made his senior international debut for Germany in 2004.
He appeared in three FIFA senior World Cups (2006, 2010, 2014) and four European Championships (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016) with Germany.
He helped Germany win the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil 2014.
In 2013, he was also a member of the Bayern Munich squad that defeated Bundesliga rivals, Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in the final to lift the UEFA Champions League.4years ago My wife left me,because i was too WEAK in bed,but today she calls me Bed Champion.Now i finally discovered a Natural Solution that forces women to ask for more. " - CLICK HERE To See My Breakthrough. Men, eat this fruit & you will get a bigger penis size. How I Permanently Cured My Premature Ejaculation And Low Sperm Count Problem Without Any Side Effects Within 72hrs.And Confidently Last Over 35 Minutes Per Round In Bed.