The FA and Roy Hodgson respond to news of John Terry's England retirement.
Following his announcement that he is retiring from the England team, The FA would like to thank John Terry for all of his efforts with the national team over the past decade.
During his 78 appearances John has always given his full commitment to the team.
Roy Hodgson statement
England Manager Roy Hodgson said: "I'd like to thank John Terry for his commitment to the England team since I became Manager.
"I am of course disappointed to lose a player of John's international experience and exceptional ability.
"I have enjoyed a good relationship with John during my time as England Manager and I reluctantly accept his decision. I can also confirm that he had the courtesy to call me prior to announcing his retirement from the England team.
"I'd like to wish John well for the future with Chelsea."