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Ibrahimovic to retire from international football after Euro 2016

Ibrahimovic to retire from international football after Euro 2016

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Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirmed on Tuesday that he will retire from international football at the end of Euro 2016.

Sweden face Belgium on Wednesday night and that could be Ibrahimovic’s last game for his country if they fail to win it.

“The last game (at Euro 2016) will be my last for Sweden, so I hope it will not be tomorrow.

The last game (at Euro 2016) will be my last for Sweden, so I hope it will not be tomorrow. I am very proud of what I have achieved and will always bring the Swedish flag with me.

“I am very proud of what I have achieved and will always bring the Swedish flag with me. Disappointment doesn’t exist, only pride. I’m very grateful to all the supporters.”

Ibrahimovic is his country’s record goalscorer with 62 goals in 115 games and is looking to become the first player to score in four European Championship finals (2004, 2008 & 2012 ).

Ibrahimovic, who has been reported to be set to join Manchester United in the English Premier League next season from Paris Saint Germain, has had a disappointing tournament so far.

He drew a blank as Sweden drew 1-1 with the Republic of Ireland in their first game and lost 1-0 to Italy in their second Group E game.