The referees and linesmen are the officials who each week come under the scrutiny of the world press. In a game where the financial stakes are so high, the people who managers and players like to blame for poor results are often the officials of the game.
The most popular of players in any football team is the man who scores the most goals. The player who has scored most goals for England is Wayne Rooney who scored 53 goals from 118 appearances. Yet the player who has been widely regarded as the leading England striker over the years has been Gary Linekar.
The Football League has produced some world class players that have gone on to play for their country. Despite winning the World Cup in 1966 England had failed to win any other major tournament. It has often driven their supporters to despair seeing the national side fail to achieve success on the global scale.
There are many games of football that are referred to as a “derby”. The mere association with the term implies that the game is going to be one of high tension and passion with the outcome meaning a great deal more than the normal game of football.
With the 2018 World Cup nearing, English fans are ecstatic that England has secured their spot in the upcoming tournament. Recently, England announced their final squad who will be competing in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and there are 23 determined men ready to play their hearts out. There have been many World Cup predictions this year and it’s going to be up to these players to determine if England will be champions. Just who are these players, though? Here is a list of the six best and most talented English football players who will be competing in this year’s World Cup.