Revealed: What Emile Smith Rowe will do with his first England cap
Emile Smith Rowe makes England debut
Less than 12 months on from working his way into the Arsenal team, Emile Smith Rowe came off the bench to make his debut in England’s 5-0 win over Albania at Wembley last night.
It marks another step in the boy from Croydon’s meteoric rise, which has fast seen him become a key component in Mikel Arteta’s side, and has now seen him recognised by Gareth Southgate at international level too.
Buzzing to make my debut at Wembley ✅ Great team performance 💫 pic.twitter.com/XOvUt87IbT
— Emile Smith Rowe (@emilesmithrowe) November 12, 2021
The Arsenal man became the 1264th player to earn a cap for England, the first of what he hopes will be many more to come, as he continues to improve at the tender age of jus 21.
The newest member of the #ThreeLions family: @emilesmithrowe! pic.twitter.com/8SLbKUFGxM
— England (@England) November 12, 2021
With a trip to San Marino, who have scored just one goal in qualifying, combined with the fact that England need just a point from the game, Smith Rowe will undoubtedly be hoping to register more minutes in an England shirt as he looks to stake his claim in a talent-filled squad.
Smith Rowe reveals plan for his England cap
Now, an understandably buzzing Smith Rowe has shared his plans for his first England cap.
Speaking to Three Lions media after the game, the Arsenal starlet revealed:
“It’s going straight to my mum, so thank you”
The latest player to make his #ThreeLions debut. 🏴
How does it feel, @emilesmithrowe? pic.twitter.com/eEWeeE45hv
— England (@England) November 13, 2021
ESR had previously hinted at the strong relationship with his mother when discussing his call up, saying:
“I ran downstairs to my mum, she was buzzing, she couldn’t believe it, she thought I was joking as well”
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