Kalvin Phillips paid tribute to his late grandmother after England’s historic victory over Denmark on Wednesday night.
Italy lie in wait after a tense, pulsating semi-final underneath the arch on Wednesday night time, when Simon Kjaer’s personal aim cancelled out an outstanding Mikkel Damsgaard free-kick earlier than Kane sealed a 2-1 extra-time win after his penalty was saved.
Phillips was as soon as once more immense in the course of the park as he broke up Denmark’s assaults all through like he has completed all match.
Not many anticipated the Leeds midfielder to characteristic so closely at Euro 2020 however he’s definitely repaid Gareth Southgate’s religion in him.
The 25-year-old has all the time spoken in regards to the affect that ‘Granny Val’ had on his profession – and there’s no doubting she’d have been massively happy with her grandson’s efficiency because the Three Lions made historical past at Wembley.
Former England and Chelsea ace Ashley Cole praised Phillips for his show within the conflict.
“It was sensible to see these followers right here, the households are right here, the gamers are celebrating singing that nice tune, it’s simply great,” he instructed ITV.
“I needed to get Kalvin Phillips right here and say massive respect, I believe he’s been large on this match, so strong and integral on this England staff.’