The Liverpool striker was outshone by a Manchester United rival on Tuesday.
England are one of the oldest international football teams along with Scotland, having played the first competitive international match against each other in 1872. Their only major competition win came in the 1966 World Cup with a 4-2 victory over West Germany on home soil at Wembley.
Richards believes the Leeds United midfielder could go on to play for a club like Manchester City, Liverpool or Tottenham Hotspur.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain continues to shine for England as well as Jurgen Klopp's Premier League leaders Liverpool.
Where are the benefits for Leeds if Kalvin Phillips is called up for England?
Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Winks scored his first international goal.
Tottenham Hotspur reportedly wanted Paulo Dybala in the summer transfer window.
Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain comments on his England teammates and Chelsea duo Mason Mount and Ross Barkley.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane scored a hat-trick for England on Thursday.
Trent Alexander-Arnold continues to shine for Premier League leaders Liverpool and the chances of him ever playing for the Gunners look slim.
Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham defends Liverpool defender Joe Gomez after jeers from some England fans.
Sheffield United and Leicester City each have players in Gareth Southgate's squad.
Both Sheffield United and Aston Villa gained promotion from the Championship last season.
Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was undoubtedly one of England's major heroes as Gareth Southgate's men booked their World Cup quarter-final spot.
Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling was called out by Roy Hodgson after England's win.
The Spaniard is currently preparing to get Newcastle United back into the Premier League.
Kevin Doyle has slammed Jamie Carragher for his criticism of the England national team.
Pickford's fine form saw him rewarded with a call-up to the England senior side.
Adam Lallana has heaped praise on Sunderland star, Jermain Defoe, saying the veteran striker is a great role model.
After academy grauate Lewis Cook's recent call-up, who was the last Leeds United player to play for England.
England played at the home of Leeds United for only the third time on Thursday night and it's safe to say football fans across the country were impressed.