Micheal Essien retires from international footballby Blessing 30/07/2018 | 9:09 0 Posted in Career, Football, Social Issues, Sports Michael Essien has announced his retirement from international football, after over 12 years of representing Ghana. The 35-year-old, who is currently without a club after parting ways with Indonesian outfit Persib Bandung, last played for the Black Stars in 2014 at the World Cup in Brazil.Essien was one of the three players, alongside Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng, accused of masterminding agitations for players appearance fees during the tournament.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Why I Don't Wear Bra - Effia Odo, Ghanaian Actress Says“If I am called to play for the Black Stars again I won’t honour it. No, it’s not possible,” Essien told GHOne TV.“This is because I’ve retired from international duty. I even retired before we went to the World Cup in Brazil but I was called back [by coach Kwesi Appiah] to come and help.“And then in Brazil they treated me like [something] so I’m not playing for the country again. It’s time for the new generation,” he added.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Nadia Buari enjoys a Bike Ride (Photo)Essien made his Ghana debut in 2002 and boasts of 58 caps and nine goals. JUST IN: Access Bank In Akungba, Ondo State Currently On Fire(Photo) APC crisis: Buhari breaks silence on defections, crisis Enjoy and Share Post:FacebookTwitterGoogleRedditLinkedInEmailPinterestloading... Tags:esien, ghana, Retires  Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.