Ross Barkley

World Cup Warm Up: Brazil 2014

– England announce youthful squad.

– Australia vow to excite!

England boss, Roy Hodgson (pictured below with Raheem Sterling), has put forward a very young squad to take on the challenges that lie in wait in Brazil. The squad averages an age of just 26, and Hodgson has extreme confidence that his men are talented and grounded enough to get the job done. He suggests they have the capabilities to come out top dogs in South America:

Yes of course we can win the World Cup, but why would we be going otherwise? We are right to have some degree of optimism.”