World Cup: England Players Storm the Pool To Relax After Beating Senegal, Photos

World Cup: England Players Storm the Pool To Relax After Beating Senegal, Photos

Ibitoye Shittu
December 6, 2022 at 6:00 PM
  • England have booked their place in the quarter-finals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup
  • Three Lions players stormed the swimming pool to chill ahead of the next game
  • England will face a challenging quarter-final battle with defending champs France

Players of the England national team have been spotted relaxing inside the pool, hours after their win over Senegal in the round of 16 at the ongoing World Cup in Qatar.

Going into their encounter against the Lions of Teranga, the English players were rated ahead of the African champions and they proved it to the world with a 3-0 win.

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England players celebrate after seeing off Senegal in their World Cup clash. Photo by Richard Gordon.
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The likes of Bukayo Saka, Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford and Phil Foden were all seen chilling inside the water, according to the photos posted by England national team handle on Twitter.

In 21 meetings against African nations at the World Cup, the Three Lions have not lost any game, which is an incredible record.

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On the other hand, Senegal really missed the services of Bayern Munich star Sadio Mane for their World Cup campaign.

What happened to Mane?

Days before the tournament kicked off, Mane was injured. Despite all efforts to recover before the Mundial, he was unavailable and this proved a big blow for Senegal.

Who will England face next?

Following their win over Senegal in the round of 16, the Three Lions have now secured a place in the quarter-finals where they will tackle reigning world champions, France.

En route to the last 8, Les Bleus were in fascinating form, beating Poland 3-1 which included a Kylian Mbappe brace.

Rio Ferdinand hails England

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand claimed there is only one team that can stop England from winning the 2022 edition of the World Cup.

Gareth Southgate's charges are already into the quarter-finals of the Qatar edition of the tournament, having booked a spot in the last eight after seeing off Senegal in the round of 16.

England's biggest test will be in the shape of reigning champions France, who they are scheduled to face off against in the quarters.

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