AFC Asian Cup

Austria captain Christian Fuchs retires from national team

VIENNA (AP) Austria captain Christian Fuchs is retiring from the national team, a week after Austria was eliminated from the European Championship.

In a video posted on his Facebook page Wednesday, the Leicester defender said the 2-1 loss to Iceland "was my last match in red-white-red."

"Looking back I have to say I am very proud of the 10 years I played for the team," said Fuchs, who was named captain by coach Marcel Koller four years ago.

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