Date: 29th June 2016 at 2:50pm
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Leicester City left back Christian Fuchs has now hung up his international Austria boots after a decade of service.

30 year old Fuchs has drawn the curtain down on his international career after a decade and 78 appearances for his country – he ends as their eighth most capped player of all time and was an ever present for them in this summer’s European Championships in France.

Having more than played his part in Leicester’s title winning season last year having arrived from Schalke last summer, he’s now taken the decision that following this Euro campaign he will retire as most do around his age, to focus on the final years of their club playing career.

He made his Austria debut back in May 2006 against Croatia, and as well as scoring once at international level, he also became their skipper in August 2012, leading them to nine wins out of ten in Group G’s qualifying campaign – topping the Group by eight points – and that finish saw them enter FIFA’s top ten World Rankings.

With Portugal, Hungary and Iceland in Group F over in France, that didn’t go as planned for them as they didn’t qualify through to the knockout stage but Iceland’s late victory in the final game has become Fuch’s final appearance.

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