JAMIE VARDY’s rise from non-league to the England squad is one among trendy soccer’s greatest rags-to-riches tales.
However the Leicester ahead has not been chosen by Gareth Southgate for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers – and a few followers are asking if he is hung up his worldwide boots…
Has Jamie Vardy retired from England?
CURRENTLY, the Foxes ahead has not formally retired from England obligation.
However in August 2018, Vardy ‘stepped apart’ from the Three Lions and informed boss Gareth Southgate that he solely wished to be thought of if there was an harm disaster.
Consequently, he has not been included in a squad since – however might be on standby for the Nations League Closing’s this summer season if wanted.
Vardy defined to The Guardian: “This has been on my thoughts for some time.
“I am not getting any youthful and you’ll see, to be honest to the gaffer, he desires to make it younger, which clearly had its advantages throughout the World Cup.
“Gareth [Southgate] mentioned that he felt I nonetheless had rather a lot to supply, and we have not shut the door fully. If the worst got here to occur and everybody was injured, then clearly I would not say no.”
As of March 2019, Vardy has seven worldwide targets to his identify from 26 caps.