Leicester City forward Jamie Vardy rules out early England retirement, still 'feels 21'
Posted: 8 November 2017 Time: 16:54
Leicester City and England striker Jamie Vardy has ruled out retiring early from international football to prolong his club career.
The forward, who turns 31 in January, got a late start with the Three Lions after making his debut at 28 and has just 17 caps to his name, while Euro 2016 has proved his only major international tournament.
He is, however, in line to face Germany and Brazil in the upcoming friendly internationals, starting against Die Mannschaft on Friday [22h00 kick off] as England look to sharpen up ahead of the 2018 World Cup.
And when asked if his involvement in next year’s Russia finals could be his last contribution to the national team, Vardy told BBC Sport: "I don't think past tomorrow, to be honest!
"If I start thinking too far ahead, I'll forget something."
He added: "It's probably a good job I still feel 21. If I felt my age, I'd be a bit more tired with my legs."