Schwarzer retires from Socceroos

November 5, 2013
Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has retired from international football, effective immediately.

The 41-year-old Schwarzer notified Football Federation Australia (FFA) of his decision on Wednesday morning, just hours before new coach Ange Postecoglou named his first Socceroos squad for this month's friendly against Costa Rica.

Schwarzer is Australia's most-capped player with 109 appearances for the Socceroos since his debut in 1993.

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