Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has thanks Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger for the unforgettable moments the duo have lived together as Germany national teammates.
Schweinsteiger revealed that he retired form international football today and that he will focus on club football.
Ozil and Schweinsteiger won the 2014 World Cup together and reached the Euro 2016 final this summer.
— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) July 29, 2016
The experienced midfielder confirmed on social media today that he told Germany head coach Joachim Low that he has decided to call hang up his boots for the national team.
The 31-year-old midfielder had a grand total of 120 caps for the Germany national side.
Schweinsteiger featured for the Germany national side at the European Championships in 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 as well as the 2006, 2010 and 2014 World Cups.
The German midfielder made his debut in June 2004 and holds the world record for appearances at major international tournaments standing at 38 – including 20 World Cup and 18 European Championship appearances.
Schweinsteiger is not expected to remain at United over the summer and has been closely linked with a move to Besiktas.