Schwarzer the saviour ends Socceroo career

November 6, 2013
By Steve Larkin
Where would Australian soccer be without Mark Schwarzer and his mighty mitts?

Probably not in the 2006 World Cup. Probably not in the 2010 or 2014 versions either. And perhaps still battling for credibility.

Who knows how many times Schwarzer, the greatest-ever Socceroo, saved his nation.

But he saved one almighty surprise for last, by suddenly quitting international soccer.

"I didn't see it coming," fellow Australian great Harry Kewell said.

"I ...

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