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Chelsea Star Victor Moses Announces Nigeria Retirement At Age 27

Chelsea winger Victor Moses has announced his retirement from international football with the Super Eagles, bringing an end to a 6-year spell with Nigeria.

Moses who switched allegiance to play for Nigeria after initially featuring for the English Youth teams, said on Wednesday that he would like to focus on his club career now and his young family.

The 27-year-old steps down after playing all three matches for Nigeria at World Cup 2018 in Russia, with the Super Eagles eliminated in the group stage.

Moses ends his international career with 37 caps and 12 goals. He played in two World Cups, and also helped the Super Eagles lift the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

Victor Moses scored 12 goals for his country over a six-year period and was part of the squad that won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa.

He also played every minute of Nigeria’s most recent World Cup campaign in Russia, which ended in a group-stage exit and scored a goal in the final group game against Argentina

“I would like to announce that after much thought I have made the decision to retire from playing international football,” Moses wrote on social media on Wednesday.

“I have experienced some of the best moments of my life wearing the Super Eagles shirt and have memories with me that will last a lifetime.

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