Soccer-England captain Gerrard retires from internationals - FA

LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) - England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international soccer, England's Football Association said on Monday.

Gerrard will continue his strong relationship with the FA, in a "high profile ambassadorial role" with the governing body, the FA said.

England failed to progress from the group stages of the World Cup in Brazil last month. (Reporting by Ossian Shine, Editing by Ed Osmond)