It has been over a year since Calum Hudson-Odoi Chelsea debuted in England. The midfielder who came through the ranks of youth Cobham was born in a bus trip to Stamford Bridge club also became one of the 10 youngest players ever pull on the famous Three Lions shirt.
Hudson-Odoi has long been nominal and, true to plan England Gareth Southgate, he was part of the England under-17 team win the World Cup in 2017.
[123 ] However, it was a remarkable increase. The teenager was just 18 years and 135 days when England took the Czech Republic on March 22, 2019.
He also made 22 appearances for Chelsea, scoring five goals in the process, and ofcome 1252 th player to turn to the national team while the eighth youngest to do so.
Hudson-Odoi played twice since missing six games by injury or representing less than 21 years and when he was on the bench. He would have been expected to be in the squad for Euro 2020 this summer, but now all are open to paris when it will happen.
That it was moved a year that changed the complexion of the tournament, at least in the eyes of the British press.
Now they suggest that young players who have not yet nailed down a first team place at their club could now play their way onto the plane for the team of Southgate.
Phil Foden, the Hudson-Odoi Chelsea Manchester City teammate Mason Mount Bukayo Saka Arsenal and Manchester United Mason Greenwood were all mentioned as in. Tential shots outside this summer that are considered difference makers come next summer
Foden is 19, the same age as Hudson-Odoi, and Mount is two years older, while Saka and Greenwood are only 18 – and could end up making their way on the list of younger players should return to international football ever.
It is also dependent football club to resume at some point too. Although this season does not end, which is a distinct possibility as the days pass, there will need to be a next season beforethe idea of the Euro can become reality. Vice-president of FIFA Victor Montagliani said the national football is a priority and there can be no international football until 2021.
Making your debut as a youngster not guarantee a football succèscarrière ternational. There are those who might reasonably claim that no England player had such thing as the country has won the World Cup on the floor of the house in 1966.
the youngest Newcomer of the England is an example. Theo Walcott was famously called for Sven-Goran Eriksson’s team for the 2006 World Cup has only made 13 appearances and zero professional since he signed for Arsenal.
Three weeks after fait’s team Walcott made his debut for England against Hungary at Old Trafford 17 years and 74 days.
He has not played one minute in Germany at the World Cup, but would make 47 appearances in total for England and continues to play in the English Premier League with Everton.
Wayne Rooney is the next youngest England debutant, playing contre Australia in 2003 17 years and 110 days. The teenager moved from Everton to Manchester United in 2004 and go on to become top scorer for the club and the country.
Raheem Sterling is the only other modern England player to have debuted before his 18th birthday.
The Liverpool player was 17 years and 342 days when he played against Sweden in November 2012- a game known for Zlatan Ibrahimovic scoring four for guests, including a halfway whim almost, in what would be Ryan Shawcross’ only cap England
Sterling, who had only made 20 appearances Liverpool at the time, has since become the first choice for the club (where he moved to Manchester City in 2015) and the country -. even being captain of his country.
While it might be the third youngest player to post-war first two players of football of England were younger the pound when they made their debut.
Clapham Rovers James Prinsep was 17 years and 252 days old when he played for England against Scotland onApril 5, 1879.
Prinsep would play more games for his country but held the youngest international record until Rooney’s debut. He was also the youngest player to play in a record FA Cup final, playing against Old Etonians in 1879.
By the way, this record was broken in a month Rooney made his debut England in another game played in Rooney – Curtis Weston Millwall, a late substitute, breaking the record of 125 years
Thurston “Tot” Rostron, the playe Darwen.r, was also younger than the book sterling. Rostron debuted for England February 26, 1881 in a match against Wales, 17 years and 311 days. He played again the same year.
Another playerprewar comes after Sterling too. Clement Mitchell’s Upton Park (later to become West Ham United) played for England against Wales on March 15, 1880. He was 18 years and 24 days.
Some 1,007 other players will play for England between Mitchell and Michael Owen, the youngest next on the list.
Owen was a teen sensation in Liverpool and scored 15 goals in his 33 appearances for the club. He made his debut for the national team in February 1998 against Chile, ages 18 and 59 days.
In the months Owen tore the World Cup in France, Becoming a household name after scoring a breakaway goal against Argentina in the knockouts.
Hudson-Odoi next on the lilyyou with 10 Complemented by Micah Richards and Duncan Edwards.
Richards (18 years and 144 days) and Edwards (18 years and 183 days) were both teenagers when they played in the top flight and both had their careers cut short.
Edwards, Busby baby who became the youngest to play in the first division in 16 years in 1953, tragically died in the Munich air disaster to 21.
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