Less than a month after leading the Elephants of Ivory Coast to the African Cup Of Nations (AFCON 2015) victory, goalkeeper Boubacar Barry has announced his retirement from international football.
Barry, 35, played a starring role in the final as the Elephants beat Ghana to lift the trophy on 8 February.
He saved two penalties in the shootout before he scored the winning kick.
“All good things must end. I decided to end my football career with Ivory Coast. I was proud to wear our jersey ” Barry said on his Facebook page.
Barry won 86 caps for the Elephants and appeared in three World Cups – in 2006, 2010 and 2014.
He also played in the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations final which Ivory Coast lost on penalties to Zambia.