Get yourself home: Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany calls out FIFA U-17 World Cup star Phil Foden

first_imgManchester City captain Vincent Kompany called out Englands’ World Cup stars Phil Foden and Joel Latibeaudiere after their remarkable comeback victory over Spain to lift the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Kolkata.England overturned a 2-0 lead to win the match 5-2 after an incredible display in the second half display led by City’s Phil Foden and Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi.Foden along with Odoi terrorised the Spain defence from both the flanks which led to a flurry of attacks and four second half goals for England — two of which was from the former itself. While Foden was the star in attack, England captain Latibeaudiere made sure there were no slip ups after they fell two behind thanks to Sergio Gomez’s brace.#FIFAU17WC player of the tournament: @PhilFoden ??? England (@England) October 28, 2017The duo’s incredible display led to City captain Kompany calling the duo back home early as they will fly off to Naples to face Napoli in the Champions League on Wednesday.”Well done City and well done young England on becoming World Champions. Joel and Phil get yourselves home, we’ve got a game on Wednesday,” said Kompany in a tweet.Well done City and well done young England on becoming World Champions. Joel and Phil get yourselves home, weve got a game on Wednesday!- Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) October 28, 2017He also didnt’ forget to congratulate the Citizens, who earned a hard fought 3-2 victory at the Hawthorns against West Brom to maintain their five-point advantage at the top of the Premier League.advertisementThis victory of England gave them their third major trophy of the year. Earlier, they won the U-20 World Cup and the U-19 Euros.AP PhotoWhile the duo might not get their first-team professional debuts on Wednesday, Kompany’s tweet shows that they are under the watchful eyes of their captain and the club is keeping a tab of their performances.Foden has already made his debut for City in the United States during their pre-season tour while Latibeaudiere is a good performer for their U-19 side.The former’s tremendous performance also earned him praise from his club manager.”He loves to be at City — we will do everything to help him. He is our player and he will be our player for the next year I hope,” said Pep Guardiola to the Spaniard also added that his contract runs till 2020 and he is going to be the future of English football.”He’s so important for English football. These guys will grow. I’m pleased that England won the title,” said the Manchester City manager.Foden’s brilliance also prompted French full-back Benjamin Mendy to make the 17-year-old go through a drug test.Phil @PhilFoden drug test needed after that game ???? how good is my bro !!! ?? #Shark- Benjamin Mendy (@benmendy23) October 28, 2017last_img

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