Eric Dier, Tottenham Defender has expressed his excitement over featuring for England in the World Cup Game in Qatar, this makes it his second time at the world cup.
Gareth Southgate, England’s coach released his 26-man squad list last week Thursday, and Dier made it to the list.
According to him, he is very excited to be featured in the list, considering his poor form this season, he never thought he could make it to the world cup. So this is a call on him to wake up and perform very well, and he is really so excited to make it to the tournament.
He further admitted, that his schedule is tight, but considering the season they are it’s quite necessary.
“I am extremely proud to play at my second World Cup,” Dier said. “I am well aware it is a very privileged position to be in. There was a time when I thought I wasn’t going to be in any way involved with England anymore.”
“I have had to work very hard and fight a lot to get back in. I am very proud of that. I am proud to be going to another World Cup. I can’t wait. It is going to be an incredible experience. I am really looking forward to being a part of it.”
added: “The schedule is crazy, I have never experienced anything like it in my life. Playing every three days for I don’t know how long it has been – it’s unheard of I think. So, obviously, it has been tough for everyone. But yeah that’s the situation.”
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