Next month’s friendly with the United States will be John O’Shea’s final game as a Republic of Ireland player.
The Sunderland defender says the time is right for him to retire from international football.
The Aviva friendly will be O’Shea’s 118th Ireland cap, having made his debut 17-years ago under Mick McCarthy.
A captain of his country on 17 occasions, O’Shea says now is the time for others to lead the team forward.
This afternoon, John spoke exclusively to WLR’s Matt Keane who has known John since he was a young guy growing up in Ferrybank, listen back to this great Interview by clicking the below link!