Volkan Demirel set to retire from International football

Volkan Demirel is set to announce his retirement from International football according to the Turkish newspaper Milliyet.

Demirel walked out ahead of Turkey’s Euro 2016 qualifier at home to Kazakhstan after being abused by his own fans.

The experienced keeper was reported to have left the stadium briefly before returning with Belözoğlu.

According to the report the experienced goalkeeper will meet Fatih Terim today and discuss his decision.

The Turkish Football Federation have released a statement condemning the abuse Volkan Demirel suffered and the attack on reporters by the private security of Demirel.

The statement read: “We condemn the abuse Volkan Demirel suffered and the attack against reporters which occurred during and following the Turkey – Kazakhstan game last evening.

Volkan has 60 caps for the Turkish national team.

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