Sorensen quits Denmark
Thomas Sorensen has announced his retirement from international football after winning 101 caps for Denmark.
Last Updated: 07/08/12 2:38pm
Stoke City goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen has announced his retirement from international football after winning 101 caps for Denmark.
After making his debut in November 1999 the 36-year-old was tasked with filling the boots of the legendary Peter Schmeichel, who retired a year later, and quickly established himself as the country's No.1.
He was a member of the squad which took part in the 2002 and 2010 World Cups as well as Euro 2004 when Denmark reached the quarter-finals.
But Sorensen's hopes of being included in Denmark's Euro 2012 squad were dashed when he was ruled out with a back injury before the tournament started.
The keeper will now concentrate on his club career at Stoke where he is facing a tough battle with Asmir Begovic for a first-team place.
"I have today made the announcement that I am finishing my international career," Sorensen tweeted. "So proud to have represented Denmark 101 times. Time of my life."