Lukasz Fabianski makes last international appearance for Poland
West Ham goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski has played his last game for Poland, featuring in Saturday’s 5-0 World Cup qualifying win over San Marino.
The 36-year-old announced in the summer that he would be retiring from international football, and his 57th cap was his last appearance for his national side.
As shared by the BBC, Fabianski was given a standing ovation and a guard of honour when he left the pitch in the 58th minute, and the emotional Hammers ace could not stop the tears from flowing.
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The veteran goalie first made an appearance for Poland in 2006, going to the World Cup that summer and making it to Euro 2008, Euro 2016, 2018 World Cup and Euro 2020.
He has since gone on to establish himself as a hero for country.
Despite his age, Fabianski is not looking to retire anytime soon, putting international duty aside just to concentrate on club football.
He is in the final months of his contract at West Ham, but could the club look to extend his deal given his fine start to the new season?
With over 100 appearances since joining the Hammers in 2018 from Swansea City, Fabianski has been a faithful and reliable servant, and summer loan signing Alphonse Areola has not been able to displace him.
With international duty out of the way, the West Ham ace will be keen to fully dedicate himself to club football, and David Moyes could look to retain his quality services.
Should he leave in the summer, the Frenchman will be a perfect replacement, though, but Fabianski is not showing signs of slowing down and will not be short of suitors.
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