Barry Ferguson has not ruled out a return to international football.
The Birmingham midfielder, 32, has not played for Scotland since his part in the `Boozegate' scandal 18 months ago.
Craig Levein had offered Ferguson an olive branch ahead of the recent Euro 2012 qualifying double-header against Lithuania and Liechtenstein but the former Rangers player knocked back the offer from the national team boss - insisting he wanted to focus on his club career.
But now 45-times capped Ferguson could be ready to change his mind.
"You can never say never in football," he told BBC Sportsound. "I don't have a fear of going out and being booed.
"To captain Scotland is the pinnacle of your career, is it not? Craig came down to see me in the summer and we had a great chat."