Raheem Sterling criticism at Euro 2016 was ‘worst I’ve ever seen’, reveals Tottenham ace Dele Alli 


Raheem Sterling criticism at Euro 2016 was ‘worst I’ve ever seen’, reveals Tottenham ace Dele Alli 

Dele Alli says criticism directed at Raheem Sterling during Euro 2016 was the ‘worst’ he had ever seen.

The Manchester City winger was singled out for his performances at the tournament as England were knocked out by Iceland in the last 16.

Raheem Sterling (left) and Dele Alli are England team-mates

Tottenham midfielder Alli told the OTRO app: “The worst I’ve ever seen is Raheem at the Euros.

“He is honestly one of the best people you could meet in terms of how he’s dealt with everything.

“That was my first major tournament and Raheem’s a year older than me.

“I don’t know how I would have handled all the heat that they were putting on him.

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“Raheem was playing first-team football a lot sooner than I was and was a much bigger name before I started coming on to the scene.

“I already had this picture of him from what I’d seen and when you meet him he’s one of the nicest people I’ve ever worked with and he’s so focused and dedicated.

“But you hear and read all this s*** about him.”