Why Sterling is not with England in Qatar at the moment

Broken into players home whiles away on the field playing has become normal business in England. Reece James has once been a victim and this is also not the first time intruders have broken into Sterling’s home. In 2008, his home in Cheshire was broken and the perpetrators were jailed.

Raheem Sterling had to leave the England camp which made him missed their round of 16 match against the African champions, Senegal.

The Chelsea winger has played two matches for England in the ongoing World Cup at Qatar, having one goal to his contribution.

Unfortunately, he had to leave his teammates to London to be with his family after armed robbers broke into his house. Per reports, his valuables, such as jeweleries were taken and other things as well. A source, states that, it is possible the robbery was planned looking at the things that were taken by the robbers.

During the time of the robbery, his relatives were reportedly in the house. He is mostly concerned about his children who were also present.

Adding to it, Southgate confirmed about the incident and said it’s necessary to give the player the space to be with his family.

Due to his major contribution in the England team, the 27 year old player will want to be back to Qatar so he will be with his teammates. He actually didn’t take it slightly leaving the camp.

However, Gareth Southgate thinks things should not be rushed for Raheem’s comeback and he actually has no knowledge on the player’s return to the camp.

His team mate at club side, Kalidou Koulibaly after the match said he was going to call him and ask what happened and if things are under control. Declan also stated, the players sent him messages in the morning when he left Qatar.

Despite these players have love for playing football, the most important thing in their life is family and he needed to be with them in this time.

On the other side, the three lions won their match against Senegal in 3-0 at fulltime. Harry Kane got a commanding performance and finally got his goal. He was therefore voted the Budweiser player of the match.

Phil Foden also gave a spectacular performance and gave two assists. Henderson, Kane, and Saka were the goal scorers.

England will now face France in the Quarter finals.

Chrispine Osei

Passionate, Professional, and Analytical in sports. Seeking a position in sports where I can best utilize my knowledge and passion

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