Confidence is key
England star Raheem Sterling has called for confidence from not only the players but the fans as the side get their campaign underway on Monday.
It’s a slightly weird feeling going into this World Cup as an England fan, with no one really sure how they are going to do.
A new youthful side is set to grace the pitch in Russia and could either fall short like their predecessors or impress us all.
Now, Raheem Sterling is the latest player to call for confidence in their ability as they look to get their campaign off to a positive start against Tunisia.
‘My message I’d like to give is just be confident, everyone, not just the players,’ he explained to ITV Sport, as quoted by the Daily Mail.
‘It’s a World Cup and everyone here… it’s what you’ve wanted to do from a little kid.
‘Have that belief that probably some people didn’t have before and enjoy.’
‘As a player I’m developing each year, I set myself standards and levels I want to reach but every time I do get a setback it’s where do I go from here?
‘I never panic, I try to think what’s the best thing for me and try to achieve that.
‘As a young boy I used to walk around Wembley or be on my bike… hopefully I can be wearing that 10 in that stadium and be in my hometown and hopefully be the king of Wembley one day.’