Despite not being able to play one more time for Arsenal before his departure for the club, Tomas Rosicky will have a chance to pull on an international shirt once more having been included in the Czech Republic squad for Euro 2016.
The 35 year old midfielder has been included alongside Petr Cech for this summer’s tournament, hoping to odd to the 100 caps he’s already received.
Tady je předběžná nominace českého národního týmu na evropský šampionát ve Francii! pic.twitter.com/zONFowa5sR
— Fotbalová repre ČR (@ceskarepre_cz) May 19, 2016
Speaking to the official site earlier this week, Rosicky spoke about how difficult it was to leave Arsenal, having seen a generation of young talent grow up in his 10 years at the club.
“It is very difficult to say goodbye after 10 years when you know everyone at the club,” he said.
“All the young English guys when I came here grew up alongside me, I have seen them since they were 16 years old basically – Jack, Theo, the Ox, Aaron and Kieran Gibbs, so many.
“I have seen them grow from little lads to the big players they are now and this makes me proud that I had an influence on their growth and education. That is why it is really difficult to leave.”
And hopefully we’ll get to see him do something like this one more time.