England maintained their Group I dominance in the World Cup qualifiers with a 5-0 victory in Andorra on Saturday night.
Five different scorers – including Jack Grealish’s first in an English jersey – bring the national team a touching distance from qualifying.
However, the only player who made the headlines that night was not even put on the scoresheet – Manchester City’s Phil Foden.
The 21-year-old was by far the best player on the pitch, his chipped balls over Andorra’s defense a nightmare to deal with, and he was heavily involved in three of his country’s goals.
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In a fully mature performance, the ITV expert team of Ian Wright, Jermaine Defoe and Roy Keane were impressed with his halftime display, the latter making an interesting comparison.
“I love my American football, and he’s like a top quarterback, like Tom Brady,” Keane said.
“He just picks people out, he has runners, wide receivers, and he makes it so easy!”
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He certainly made it look easy.
Phil Foden’s technical abilities are on par with some of the best players in world football today, and he will seek to showcase them for both club and country.
The England team will return to Wembley for a match against Hungary on Tuesday evening.
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