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Sterling Surprisingly Reveals One "Mature" Player In England National Team After Friendly Matches

England national team recorded two straight wins in their friendly matches held during this international break in preparation for the 2022 world cup.

The three Lions recorded stunning performance against Switzerland on Saturday and another against Ivory Coast on Tuesday night.

And after captaining English national team to a 3-0 victory over Ivory Coast under the roofs of famous Wembley stadium, Manchester City foward Raheem Sterling now confirms a quality that made Southgate to hand him the captaincy role.

During a post match interview, Sterling was not hesitate to show how joyful he was for having captained England in his career.

Additionally the Jamaican born speedster did not forget to state that Gareth Southgate handed him the captaincy role because of his level of maturity.

"It's a great privilege and never in my wildest imagination as a young player coming through did I ever think I would captain England one day, it comes with maturity the manager sees in you, the passion and love I have for the country." Sterling told Skysports.

As a captain, Sterling's performance was outstanding throughout the match as he managed a goal and an assist for his club.

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