Raheem Sterling sets the bar high for the English national football team. According to the attacker of Manchester City, should The Three Lions in Russia, not just settle for example, a place in the quarter-finals
Raheem Sterling: “We have the qualities and the mentality to win a world CHAMPIONSHIP.”
“We have 23 good players, who are all mentally strong enough to say: we’re going to win, who can stop us? If we’re all 23 so think, is a place in the quarter-finals is not enough. Then we have for the title again,” said Sterling in the English media.
England was in 1966 in their own country is world champion, but came up since then, but one time further than the quarter-finals. In 1990, ended the English as fourth at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Italy.
Although national coach Gareth Southgate with a talented selection to Russia, with Dele Alli, Harry Kane and Sterling as eye-catchers, the expectations are not too high after the disappointing performance at the world cup 2014 (elimination in the group) and euro 2016 (eighth-finals).
“I’m not going to go four, five or six weeks of my life to spend, and then say: we’ll see what happens, hopefully we get to the last sixteen,” said Sterling. “We have the qualities and the mentality to win a world CHAMPIONSHIP.”
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