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Australia captain Jedinak quits international football

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60   //    01 Oct 2018, 18:18 IST
Mile Jedinak - cropped
Mile Jedinak captaining Australia at the World Cup.

Veteran midfielder Mile Jedinak has retired from international football three months on from captaining Australia at a World Cup for the second time.

The Aston Villa man won 79 caps and scored 20 goals during a decade-long stint with the Socceroos.

He notably skippered the side to glory at the Asian Cup in 2015 and played a key part in qualifying the team for Russia 2018, where the 34-year-old notched twice from the penalty spot.

Jedinak's departure leaves new boss Graham Arnold with a vast leadership gap to address following Tim Cahill's earlier decision to call time on his international career.

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