Paul Scholes, Gary Neville and David Beckham included as Alan Shearer names the best England XI he played with


Paul Scholes, Gary Neville and David Beckham included as Alan Shearer names the best England XI he played with

Alan Shearer has revealed his best England XI of players he has played with – and it’s likely to make you feel very nostalgic.

Ahead of England’s 1000th international on against Montenegro on Thursday evening – which you can follow live on talkSPORT – Shearer expressed his pride at being able to say he has put on the famous white shirt, and even prouder to say he was handed the captain’s armband.

Shearer has expressed his pride at being given the England armband
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In his column for The Sun, the Toon icon wrote: “I will never forget my debut. It still feels like it was yesterday; February 19th 1992 against France at the old Wembley.

“It had all come about after getting a surprise call-up by then manager Graham Taylor.

“I was at my house back in Southampton, and I was just a young lad doing really well in the first team that season.

“My eyes were on the TV with the old teletext, something that makes me feel so old now!