Zlatan Ibrahimovic to retire from international football after Euro 2016

first_img1 Zlatan Ibrahimovic has announced he will retire from international football at the end of Euro 2016.The Swedish international, who has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United for the start of next season, has won 115 caps for his country – with the potential to win a few more before the end of the tournament.The Blagult currently sit second last in Group E, with just one point from two games. A win against the Red Devils would put them into second and through to the Round of 16, although a loss is guaranteed to knock Erik Hamren’s team out.Speaking in a press conference, Ibrahimovic confirmed his final action with Sweden will be at this tournament, rejecting reports that he will be part of their squad for the 2016 Olympics.He said: “I will not participate in the Olympics so I hope we go as far as possible here. But I will not quit disappointed. I’m very proud to be captain of Sweden.“I want to thank all the supporters who have helped to achieve what I have done. Wherever I go, I will always take the Swedish flag and be proud of it. Thanks to all.”Kim Kallstrom and Andreas Isaksson have both also confirmed they will retire from international football at the end of Euro 2016. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored 62 goals for Sweden last_img

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