World Cup Balls: Spurs Makeweight Andros Townsend Gives Arsenal And England Fans A Good Laugh
WORLD Cup Balls presents the wisdom of Spurs’ player Andros Townsend, now ‘writing’ for the Sun:
MISSING out on a World Cup is the most devastating thing in football. And it is good news that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain should only sit out the opener against Italy.
As there is nothing more painful in the game than getting sidelined for the world’s biggest tournament.
Really? Surely, being rejected from your club when a teenager and never making it as pro must be pretty painful. But never mind the heated debate on pain, because Andros is about to give is a good laugh:
I know this from my own bitter experience.
When I injured my ankle — ruling me out of Brazil — I was gutted and down in the dumps. It took a while to come to terms with it. So I can imagine how worried Alex must be now.
In other news the Telegraph reports that Townsend is heading to Brazil…to work for ITV. Oh, and:
Despite his breakthrough for England at the start of last season, Townsend was largely used as an impact substitute by Tim Sherwood
Such are the facts…