Jack Wilshere: It fell perfectly and I thought 'why not?'

Jack Wilshere

After scoring his first goals for England in spectacular fashion, Jack Wilshere turned the spotlight towards his international team-mates for pulling off an unbeaten season.

Arsenal star Jack Wilshere told FATV that England going a season unbeaten was more important than his brace against Slovenia.

It is fantastic achievement to go a whole season without suffering a defeat and Jack Wilshere has never witnessed England doing it in his lifetime. If it wasn't for his two stunning strikes against Slovenia, that impressive run would have ended.

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney grabbed a late winner notching his 48th goal for England putting him just one behind record holder Sir Bobby Charlton.

The Arsenal midfielder spoke to FATV after the game and said the result puts England one step closer to France 2016.

"It's nice to get my first couple of goals for England, but the main thing is that we continued our unbeaten run and put a big marker down to say we are serious about this," said the 23-year-old.

"We're nearly there now, we have a few more points to get but we feel we are in a really, really strong position."

Reflecting on his first goal, Wilshere continued: "I didn't really have much time to think, we were on the attack and I was backing up play as you have to do."

"It fell perfectly to me and I thought 'why not?'."

"The second one was a great team goal, starting at right-back with [Jordan] Henderson and he found Adam [Lallana]."

"Not many people have the ability that he has to see the run I was making. He put a lovely flick out and it sat up perfectly for me, I hit it sweetly and thankfully it went in."

It was without question one of Jack Wilshere's best performances for The Three Lions. The England midfielder has suffered some adversity both on and off the pitch in recent times, but Roy Hodgson and Arsene Wenger alike will hope it's just a matter of maturity.

He’ll be looking to move forward positively and make the most of the momentum he’s created for himself following a positive end to the season with the Gunners.

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