Arsenal defender Calum Chambers has been reflecting on his first start for England.
The 19-year-old featured in the Three Lions’ 5-0 victory over San Marino in the Euro 2016 Group E clash at London’s Wembley Stadium on Thursday.
It was a very good performance from the teenager, who has progressed encouraginglu over the past season or so.
Speaking on his first start for England, Chambers told TheFa.com: ‘It’s an honour to play for my country and a great experience for me to get a start. Hopefully there will be more to come.
‘I’m really enjoying it. All the lads have been really welcoming and the staff have been great. The training is going really well, I’m just going to try my hardest in training and in games when I get the opportunities’.
Chambers could not do much damage in attack, but fellow defender Phil Jagielka did. It was the Everton star who put England in the lead in the 24th minute with a headed effort.
Former Southampton youngster Chambers was pleased for him and said: ‘It was a good goal from him. The first half was a bit frustrating, they were tough to break down, but we kept doing the things we work on in training and eventually it paid off and we got the goals’.
Next up for England is a clash against Estonia at the A. Le Coq Arena in Tallinn on Sunday, a match that Chambers is likely to start.