Robert Snodgrass announces Scotland retirement


Scotland winger Robert Snodgrass has announced his retirement from international football.
As the side of Steve Clarke conceded three goals in 13 second-half moments the 32-year-olds final appearance arrived from Scotlands 4-0 European Qualifier defeat away to Russia on October 10.
Snodgrass procured his first cap and proceeded to represent his nation 28 occasions.
Following the setback at Moscow a week, the West Ham participant withdrew from the squad ahead of the demolition of San Marino of Scotland at Hampden Park on Sunday.
Thank you for giving me the opportunity to live my childhood dream, its been such a special sense pulling that Scotland jersey as I was 16 years old. Snodgrass wrote on Instagram.
Theres been lots of highs during my international career that I will always remember with fondness, for example my debut against Northern Ireland, winning two global player of the year awards, along with my hat-trick at Malta.
Its now the correct time for me to step aside though and retire from the Scotland national group and let the boys along with younger players choose my place and push the squad forward.
I want to specially thank the Tartan Army to the exceptional support you have showed me over the years. I wont ever forget that.
A massive thank you also goes to everyone in the SFA for looking after me since I was a young boy, including Frank Reilly, Doc McLean, Jonesy, managers, trainers, team, the physios, massage therapists, and apparel guys and the media personnel Ive worked with over the years.
I will now see as a lover and I hope to see us play in a major tournament again soon — hands crossed the boys do it come March!
Snodgrass departs with Clarkes Scotland unable since theyre 12 points in Group I got two matches left to qualify in the traditional method for Euro 2020, however theyre still able to be eligible through the play-offs.
After signing a one-year contract extension in the London Stadium in 26, the midfielder has featured six occasions this year.

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