Baku. 29 July. REPORT.AZ/ Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger on Friday announced his retirement from international duty with immediate effect.
Report informs, the 31-year-old Manchester United midfielder, who won his 120th and final cap in Germany's 2-0 defeat to France in the semi-finals of Euro 2016, revealed the news on his official Twitter account.
"I just asked the coach to no longer consider me in preparation of the national team application, because I want to leave"
Schweinsteiger still has two years left to run on his United contract.