🇮🇪⚽ On This Day in 2005: Man United legend Roy Keane hangs up international boots
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🇮🇪⚽ On This Day in 2005: Man United legend Roy Keane hangs up international boots

Manchester United legend Roy Keane hung up his international boots on this day back in 2015 following Ireland's failure to qualify for the FIFA World Cup.

Keane announced his retirement two days after Ireland's 0-0 draw to Switzerland in the final qualifying match in which the team finished fourth on the group.

The 34-year-old at the time had missed the above game due to an injury and had revealed that he much preferred to focus on club football.

However, on this day, it was the second time Keane had announced his retirement; the first time came in 2002 when he clashed with former manager Mick McCarthy at the 2002 World Cup final.

The former midfielder played his last game for Ireland in 2005 where the side suffered a 1-0 loss to France in the World Cup qualifiers.

Keane was capped 67 times with nine goals to his international resume.

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