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Robben retires from international football

Arjen Robben has announced his retirement from international football, after scoring twice as Holland beat Sweden 2-0 in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

The Bayern Munich winger revealed his decision, after it was confirmed that the Dutch will not be at the tournament in Russia next year.

I want to focus on my club career now,” Robben told reporters after the game.

“It’s a good time to pass the torch to the next generation,”‎ he added.

Robben, 33, started playing for his senior national team in 2003 and scored 37 goals in 96 matches.

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