Harry Maguire took to Twitter to share his feelings within the wake of England’s heartbreaking loss to France within the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Saturday evening.
The Manchester United centre-back revealed on Twitter that he was ‘completely gutted’, together with his facet’s gut-wrenching 2-1 defeat to rivals France nonetheless uncooked a day later.
Maguire got here into the event beneath vital strain given the hypothesis that has adopted his membership performances in recent times, however appeared to forged that apart as he excelled in defence for Gareth Southgate.
Harry Maguire (L) took to Twitter to share his ideas after England’s quarter-final exit
After little greater than 12 hours had handed following the final eight conflict on the Al Bayt Stadium in Qatar, Maguire shared some emotive phrases together with his supporters on social media.
‘Final evening harm,’ wrote the 29-year-old Man United captain on Twitter. ‘Completely gutted.
‘Particular because of Gareth and also you superb followers who saved perception in me. I like my nation and I hope we made you proud.’
He impressed in Qatar with eight clearances in opposition to USA and 4 tackles in opposition to Senegal
Maguire had appeared a distinct participant to the captain that struggles to interrupt into the group at Man United, and barring one stray move in opposition to Senegal within the spherical of 16 he seemed to be virtually again to his greatest.
He has a powerful historical past of casting apart membership type to carry out for his nation, and he repaid Southgate’s usually criticised religion by beginning each sport in Qatar alongside John Stones.
And forward of Saturday’s conflict he had been outlined as a doubtlessly key goal for the French facet by infamous newspaper L’Equipe, who underlined his power from set-pieces as a hazard.
The Manchester United defender thanked England followers for his or her perception in the course of the event
‘One of many nice English strengths is the display: as in basketball, a team-mate positions himself within the trajectory of Maguire’s marker and blocks him or forces him to go round him, which is able to free the defender of Manchester United,’ wrote the French outlet.
‘The Englishman exudes loads of higher physique energy and makes use of his arms to realize the higher hand,’ they added.
Over the course of the event, Maguire contributed an help in addition to seven tackles – 4 of which got here in opposition to Senegal – 4 interceptions, 18 clearances – eight in opposition to USA – and three blocks.