Caribbean Roots England Player Says Team Will Be Back

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Marcus Rashford, of the English soccer team, after the July 11, 2018 loss. (Twitter image)

By NAN Sports Editor

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 12, 2018: While many Caribbean soccer fans like their English counterparts were left gutted Wednesday afternoon after England’s semi-final loss to Croatia in the 2018 World Cup, a Caribbean roots player who was in tears after the result, is now predicting the team will “be back.”

Marcus Rashford, 20, who was born in Wythenshawe, Manchester and is of Kittitian descent took to Twitter to tweet after the loss: “Really tough right now but this team’s special.. we’ll be back. Hopefully this is the start of the future. #ThreeLions.”

Rashford lay devastated on the ground after the pain of the final whistle Wednesday. He later took to the stands where he sat down to ponder over the defeat.

England lost to Croatia 1-2, leaving many Caribbean fans of the team saddened as Croatia becomes the smallest nation to head to its first World Cup final.

They will now face France at 10 a.m. Est Sunday. That team like England also has links to the Caribbean.

Thomas Lemar was born in Guadeloupe while Raphaël Varane’s roots runs to Martinique and Presnel Kim-pembe’s roots run to Haiti.

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