‘Five-one even Heskey scored,’ a chant synonymous with that famous night in Munich nine years ago. Although it was revealed yesterday that Emile Ivanhoe Heskey was to bring down the curtain on an international career during which he garnered 62 caps in 12 seasons, scoring SEVEN goals in the process. This puts him behind Colombia’s Rene Higuita (eight), and Jose Luis Chilavert (eight), in the goal-scoring ranks. Problem is they’re both goalkeepers, and the big Hesk is a striker. Come September at Wembley it seems fans will have to find a new scapegoat to replace the man affectionately known as shit. Read more.
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