Phillips fans gave Phillips the nickname “Yorkshire Pirlo” because they played in the same position and had similar styles of play
. The Leeds United star already has been interviewed in August that. “England has never had a player like this before. Over the years they have had great midfield players with varying skills. There’s a kid in Leeds, who’s a little bit of a regista.”
England ended up losing to Italy in the final, but Phillips became the mainstay with great performances all the time. Euro tournament and return to help the team again after recovering from injury.
The 25-year-old has also revealed he received a greeting clip from Pirlo the night before the Euro final. Through co-leadership “Yung gold”
“feel, every time it has been recognized by the players is unbelievable,” Phillips said
, “The night before the final, Jack Harrison, who had played with him. When he was in New York City, he sent me a clip of Pirlo. ‘Good luck to the final here and I find something good, which is good, “
” It feels very good to me and at first I thought it was a clip talking about Italy, however. No, he wished me luck.
I really have to respect him for that.” “When I got the clip I was like, ‘Mom.’ I could see that he was a very good person. But I also heard that he was a nice person.”
“Having someone on the other side, on the other team, wishing you luck and especially a player like him, is always a great feeling.”
England only needed one point against San. Marino to qualify for the World Cup final in Qatar