Luke Shaw insists England’s gamers are ‘all behind’ Bukayo Saka following his penalty miss in England’s Euro 2020 ultimate defeat to Italy.
Shaw gave England the right begin at Wembley as he scored inside two minutes however Italy had been capable of drive further time and penalties after Leonardo Bonucci’s equaliser within the second half.
A tearful Saka was consoled on the pitch by his England teammates in addition to Gareth Southgate.
And Shaw, who has developed an in depth friendship with Saka throughout their time along with England, is adamant that the Arsenal winger has the complete help of his teammates.
‘He’s devastated,’ Shaw stated of Saka after the sport.
‘However I believe an important factor for us now as a staff is clearly to be there for him.
‘We gave him an enormous hug, informed him to maintain his head up, it occurs.
‘It’s a penalty shootout, something can occur as lots of people know. It’s an expertise he’ll be taught from however we’re all behind him, he is aware of that.
‘Not simply him, Rashy and Sanch, we’re with all of them, we win as a staff and lose as a staff. There’s no people who value that.’
In the meantime, England captain Harry Kane believes England’s progress at Euro 2020 ought to be an indication of encouragement forward of subsequent yr’s World Cup in Qatar.
‘You’ve bought to carry your heads up excessive,’ stated Kane.
‘We’ve had a improbable event and this stuff can occur. Penalty shootouts, you undergo your course of, you set it the place you wish to put it however anybody can miss a penalty.
‘We win collectively and we lose collectively. We’ll be taught and develop from it, and it’ll give us much more motivation to do nicely within the World Cup subsequent yr.
‘We ought to be extraordinarily proud as a bunch of what we’ve achieved. We’re all winners and we wish to win so it’s going to harm for some time and it’ll most likely harm for the remainder of our careers however that’s soccer.
‘We progressed nicely from Russia and now it’s about persevering with that. We’ve bought an incredible squad with a great deal of younger gamers hungry for extra soccer like this in order that’s all we are able to do. Construct and be taught and hopefully go into subsequent yr in a greater method.’
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