The 27-year-old said, “I would like to announce that after much thought I have made the decision to retire from playing international football.
‘’Thank you for the memories and good luck to the team for the future .’’
However, Moses’s retirement from international football came as a shock to some Nigerian fans.
Below are some comments from Twitter:
@biolakazeem,” Strange decision by Victor Moses to retire from international football.There is a lot excitement & promise around this set of Eagles & they could go on to do great thin. But he has a family now & the opportunity cost of those international breaks is family time. We will miss him.”
@ani_nomso, “I can’t even wrap my head around Victor Moses retiring from international football. He is just 27 & Nigerian Football is getting better. Sad to hear but i respect his decision. All the best Moses”.
@Dmeindous, “@VictorMoses thou I think it is a bit too early to quit the national team as you still have more to offer, I thank you for the memories and the dedication to the National team.”
@Nigerianscamsss, “Victor Moses is 27”.
@rexmorrisson1, “This is unbelievably shocking. The reason behind this early international retirement resides with you boss. Hope you keep meeting with success on your ways. Thanks for the memorable times spent with our dear country…The @NGSuperEagles will miss you”.
@bigbabydam, “Coming as a shock though”.
@AmpliaLaFamilia, “Victor Moses is retiring for Nigeria?”.
@Lurd_Yinka, “Victor Moses sef dey retire. Na wa o”.
@osasuo, “This is a strange decision. Why would @VictorMoses quit the @NGSuperEagles at 27?”.
@sportingshina, “Victor Moses is one of the greatest @NGSuperEagles players of all time. If you can’t appreciate that, then it’s your loss. All the best @VictorMoses”.
@ClintonSpel, “@VictorMoses has announced his retirement from international football. Shocking news.”
@petphil001, “Waoh! @VictorMoses has just announced his retirement from international football having explored the @FIFAWorldCup 2018 with the @NGSuperEagles! Best of luck in all your endeavours!”.
@bolashayo, “At what age….. Sad mode”.
@biolarul, “Thank you for all your contribution to our dear country some years back, I wish you success ahead”.