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Riise calls time on Norway career

May 6, 2013
By ESPN staff
Fulham left-back John Arne Riise has retired from international football as Norway's most-capped player.

Former Liverpool defender Riise, 32, has won 110 caps for his nation since making his debut against Iceland in 2000.

"After a lot of thought I've decided not to continue with international football," Riise said in a statement on Monday.

"I am going into the final stage of my career and I'm at an age where I have to take a clear decision if I want to achieve my ...

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