George Pinner has ended his long career and announced his retirement from international ice hockey, states in https://mlb.com/.
The goalkeeper has played 195 games for England and Great Britain and has thus followed in the very big footsteps.
He has participated in 24 international competitions and played for England in two World Championships and two Commonwealth Games. He was also a member of three British Olympic teams and was present at all of the 2016 Rio Games.
He has also won multiple medals, including taking England to bronze as co-captain at the 2017 European and Commonwealth Championships, a position he held alongside Phil Roper and Ian Sloan for two years.
The athlete is highly regarded in the sports world and has been nominated three times for the Goalkeeper of the Year award. Voted the tournament’s best goalkeeper at the 2016 Champions Trophy, he excelled in front of a noisy home crowd in London. George also won this award at the 2012/13 Hockey League World Final in India, where he helped England to a bronze medal.
In addition to his skills and talent on the field, he was also known for his exuberant partying and the fact that he was hugely popular and respected on every team he played for.
Source: Great Britain Hockey