Why don’t England play like the UK in the World Cup?

Can you imagine Harry Kane playing for the British national team?  |  / France Press agency

Can you imagine Harry Kane playing for the British national team?| Photo: / Agence France-Presse

For the first time since 1990, Choose English In the semi-finals of the World Cup.

The team’s performance in Russia delighted the fans, who dream of celebrating their second world title singing even “Football is coming home” – football is back home.

The football inventors raised the trophy only in 1966 at home, but most fans weren’t even born at the time.

The gap without achievement raises a question: Why don’t the British team play to defend the UK ?

The selection will be stronger, and who knows, it will have more significance on the world stage.

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The answer has everything to do with it tradition. Unlike the Olympic Games, where the countries in which it is composed are formed United kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) defend the same flag, in football each country has its own football association.

a FIFA, the entity that controls sport in England, for example, was founded in 1863 – 41 years ago FIFA. And the great rivalry between countries, which had a great influence on FIFA, kept them far apart in international matches.

At the 2012 Olympics in London, the United Kingdom participated in the football tournament. The cast consisted of 13 Englishmen and five Welshmen, including the Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs, who has never played the Wales Cup.

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Currently, Real Madrid striker Gareth Bale, also born in Wales, It will definitely be the main reinforcement for the utopian team of Great Britain and Northern Ireland In Russian territory.

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