Today John Terry dropped a bombshell on FA by announcing his surprised retirement .John Terry thinks that FA has a personal vendetta against him.
As we all know John Terry was cleared from the racial abuse case in July but FA still decided not to give him back his Captain’s arm band and delayed an investigation session against him .John Terry believes that its unfair and FA should have dropped their case after he was cleared of the same charge in July at Westminster Magistrates Court.
John Terry announced his retirement by saying that
“I would like to thank the England managers who have selected me for my 78 caps”.
“I have had great pleasure in sharing that honour with all the players I’ve played with.”
“I would like to thank them, the fans and my family for their support and encouragement during my international career.”
“Representing and captaining my country is what I dreamed of as a boy and it has been a truly great honour. I have always given my all and it breaks my heart to make this decision.”
“I want to wish Roy and the team every success for the future.”
“I am making this statement in advance of the hearing of the FA disciplinary charge because I feel the FA, in pursuing charges against me where I have already been cleared in a court of law, have made my position with the national team untenable.”
“I now look forward to playing for Chelsea FC and challenging for domestic and European honours. I want to thank the fans and the club for their continued support.”
John Terry discussed his decision thoroughly with Roy Hodgson before announcing it publicly. Although it was Roy Hodgson who supported Terry throughout his case and even selected him for the Euro 2012 at the expense of Rio Ferdinand .
Roy Hodgson believes that John Terry is the backbone of England’s defense and is not replaceable .