GARETH SOUTHGATE is able to get away his dance strikes if England win the World Cup.
However what if England raise the trophy on December 18? Southgate stated: “Oh, that might be different. I am quite happy to embarrass myself like anybody else at that point. But certainly not beforehand.”
England should first beat France within the quarter-finals this night with a view to match their achievement of reaching the final 4 in Russia.
Southgate insists his group are significantly better geared up to beat soccer’s superpowers than they had been 4 years in the past.
The Three Lions boss stated: “The most important factor for me within the recreation goes to be our mentality.
“We’ll after all be tactically ready. However on these nights you’ve acquired to have males that arise and tackle the problem.
“That’s the bit we’ve acquired to show to individuals. We’ve had some excellent nights and the following recreation is all the time an important.
“It’s towards a very good degree of opponent, one we’re prepared for.
“One, in case you’d requested me 4 years in the past had been we fairly prepared, I’m undecided. Now I really feel otherwise about that, and that’s as a result of we’ve acquired proof over a protracted interval of outcomes.
“Now we’ve got go and nail this type of game.”
Captain Harry Kane says England now really consider they will beat a group like France and go on to win the World Cup.
Kane stated: “In 2018, we acquired to the semi-final and everybody was over the moon — but when we had the idea to go and win the match, I’m not certain.
“We backed that up and acquired to the Euros closing and misplaced with a couple of kicks of a ball.
“We’ll go into this recreation with perhaps extra perception than in 2018.
“We aren’t right here simply to succeed in a quarter-final.
“It isn’t the World Cup final, it’s another step to trying to win the World Cup.”