MAN UTD legend Roy Keane has dismissed England’s chances of winning the World Cup.
The Cork man took a cheeky pop by Gareth Southgate’s side and asked if “Three Lions” was still laughing in a few weeks.
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Part of ITV’s Qatar 2022 World Cup coverage, Keane was questioned about the spirit of the England team.
Keane’s colleague and Arsenal legend Ian Wright’s reaction after the station showed him joking and playing darts with England players at the World Cup stadium in Qatar. was.
The talk in the broadcast was related to how good the atmosphere was within the England team.
Gary Neville and Ian Wright chuckled at the Cove legend’s reaction to saying he’s in Qatar not to be best of friends, but to win football matches.
“They started with six goals and I never believe that nonsense when people put it out,” Keane said.
“I have never heard a manager come out and say that there are evil spirits in the group. After the first game and after three or four days away, shouldn’t it be?
“They look pretty happy. They’re playing a game of darts. They’ll be fine.”
“The most important thing here is that they are here to win football matches.
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With a grin, the 51-year-old began to explore the possibility that they could be serious competitors.
“We’ll know in a few weeks if they’re laughing.”
The former Ireland captain said ahead of England’s Group B game against the United States.
England will seek promotion out of the group as they seek to win the World Cup for the first time since 1966.
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