Football star tells family to miss World Cup over racism fears

Football star tells family to miss World Cup over racism fears

Football star tells family to miss World Cup over racism fears

England manager Gareth Southgate has ruled out the prospect of his players walking off the pitch in the event of racial abuse during the World Cup in Russian Federation, saying such a move could see them thrown out of the tournament.

"I was getting very angry, very easily", he said.

Southgate said that the players and staff had discussed the issue but suggested that, if there were incidents, leaving the field was not likely to be an option. "I thought the team did well and we're just looking forward to the next one". "All we can do is stay together, give everything on the pitch and then see what happens", he added.

"I'd be amazed if the two of them aren't important figures for us during the tournament, but there is clearly the possibility they might not both play in every match", said Southgate.

"We're all proud to be Town fans and be part of the match day experience and were proud to be given the opportunity to play for England too!"

The 27-year-old sought medical treatment for his condition, which he has previously kept silent about, although he insists he is in a positive place ahead of this month's World Cup.

Very often, worldwide players have not started off at a big club. "We will make a lot of changes and Trent Alexander-Arnold will get a debut".

Several eyebrows were raised on Monday afternoon when Federation Internationale de Football Association revealed the official squad lists for the upcoming World Cup and Kane was listed as the joint-second heaviest player who will be in Russia for the tournament.

"When you went through it, Stuart Pearce came through the non-league and Teddy Sheringham from Millwall and I started at (Crystal) Palace".

"Since I came in to the set-up in March I've just been trying to get used to new training techniques". As a player I'm ready and I'm backing the team whether I start or not.

The manager is convinced England can travel to the World Cup free of some of the weight of expectation that has affected previous selections at major finals, with a visit from the Royal Marines to St George's Park having offered all a sense of proper perspective. "I'm fine with whatever may or may not happen, and I like to think I'll be able to deal with it in the right way".

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