Keane ends record holder in the Czech team
Historically, the best scorer of the Irish national team Robbie Keane ends in the national team. He appeared in it 18 years ago and now thirty-six striker announced that the last game will take place next Wednesday in preparation with Oman.
Keane holds the Irish record with 145 teams representing starts and 67 goals, which makes him even historically the best scorer of the British Isles. In the representation he made his debut as an eighteen year old in March 1998 in a preparation match in Olomouc against the Czech Republic.
“As a young boy growing up in Dublin and playing football in the street I would never have imagined what direction my life will take. Surpassed the wildest dreams, it was a wonderful journey,” Keane said in a statement. “We will take a while, but his absence will overcome,” said Irish coach Martin O’Neill.
Keane since 2013, operates in the Los Angeles Galaxy in the MLS league overseas. He has played in the English Premier League for Tottenham in particular, but also for Leeds, West Ham and Liverpool, also appeared at Inter Milan and Celtic Glasgow. On this Euro in France on the field only got a few minutes as a substitute.