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Robbie Keane's Republic of Ireland career in numbers

Republic of Ireland striker Robbie Keane has signalled his intention to step down from the international arena after this month's clash with Oman. Here Press Association Sport assesses his career in numbers.

145 caps. A national record.

67 goals. A national record he claimed when overtaking Niall Quinn's 21-goal haul 12 years ago.

41 goals scored in World Cup or European Championship qualifiers.

3 goals scored at major tournaments. All at the 2002 World Cup.

15th place on FIFA's all-time scoring list.

0.46 goals per game.

8 goals in calendar year, a personal best managed in 2011 and 2013.

3 a hat-trick of hat-tricks for his country, against San Marino, Gibraltar and the Faroe Islands.

18 years as an international. He has scored in the previous 17 but not yet this year.

7 permanent clubs during his international career, plus three loan spells.


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