Date: 16th August 2018 at 10:00pm
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Chelsea defender Victor Moses has announced his retirement from international football after his World Cup campaign in Russia with Nigeria.

Still just 27, Moses made his debut for the Super Eagles in 2012 and featured in two World Cup campaigns for the African nation – scoring from the penalty spot against Argentina this summer.

He also won the 2013 African Cup of Nations with the Super Eagles, scoring twice and being named in the Team of the Tournament, and ends his international career with a total of 37 appearances and 12 goals for his nation.

He announced his international retirement in a lengthy post on Twitter, where he said:

“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.

“However, I feel that now is the right time to step away in order to be able to focus fully on my club career and young family, as well as to allow the next generation the opportunity to step up and to flourish.

“Thank you for the memories and good luck to the team for the future.”