Wilkinson, whose drop-goal secured victory against Australia in the final of the 2003 World Cup, won 91 caps for his country as well as six Test appearances for the British and Irish Lions.
The Rugby Football Union confirmed the 32-year-old had announced his retirement and, in a statement on his own website he wrote: "I would like to take this opportunity to announce my retirement from international rugby.
"To do so fills me with great sadness, but I know I have been blessed in so many ways to have experienced what I have with the England rugby team."
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