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It's been an honour' - Scotland's Beattie announces international retirement

Scotland Women defender Jen Beattie has announced her retirement from international football.

The 31-year-old made her Scotland debut in 2008 and scored 24 goals in 144 appearances for her country. The Arsenal centre-back also represented her nation at the 2019 Women's World Cup

"Representing Scotland has been an absolute honour and a dream come true," Beattie said.

"Thank you so much to every single staff member and player that has made my experiences so memorable and enjoyable. I've made friends for life.

"I've been a part of the national team for almost half of my life and it's been incredible to contribute to the growth of the game.

"I look forward to supporting Scotland from the stands and I wish them all the best for the future."

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