Bellamy Shuts His Gob - There's A First!

Last updated : 14 October 2013 By Footy Mad - Editor

Bellamy will bring the curtain down on his international career on Tuesday, with the 34-year-old striker set to earn his 78th cap during a World Cup qualifying trip to Belgium.

It has been suggested that the contest could also be Chris Coleman's last in his coaching post, with Wales having once again failed to put themselves in contention for a place at a major tournament.

Bellamy has been tipped to fill the position in the future, once his playing days are over, but for now the Cardiff City frontman would prefer to focus on the present and Wales' efforts to make the most of a squad full of youthful promise.

Craig Bellamy: "Look, I am a player, I have always maintained that.

"It is about the team developing and progressing and all that. The rest is out of my hands.

"I have got one more game and if Cookie (Coleman) stays on then great, if it is someone else then that is football.

"But one thing is for sure, this country, with the players we do have right now, we need to start putting ourselves on the map."