Michael Essien has insisted that he has no regrets over his 12-year international career with Ghana.
The two times Premier League winner with Chelsea scored nine goals in 59 caps for the West African giants in a career punctuated with recurrent injuries.
The 36-year-old enjoyed some memorable time with the Black Stars despite failing to win any trophy with the four-time African champions.
Essien featured in three Africa Cup of Nations tournaments in 2002, 2006, 2008 and featured in two World Cups in 2006 and 2014.
However, he was largely restricted due to recurrent injuries which rocked his international career.
He says he has no regrets playing for his native Ghana.
"No! I won't say I have any regrets. If there is anything I would regret, I will say my injuries," he said
But I mean these are things I can't control. As a whole, I am very happy with what I have achieved in football."
Essien, who is in South Africa for a Budweiser campaign, is a player-coach for Azerbaijani side Sabail FK.