Theo Walcott is a stickler for punctuality, simply take a look at the way in which he occasions his runs.
The Southampton ahead even confirmed up for this interview with talkSPORT bang on time.
However Walcott remains to be solely human, which suggests like the remainder of us, issues often slip his thoughts.
Again firstly of his younger England profession, the previous Arsenal winger missed one in every of Fabio Capello’s workforce conferences.
And the fallout means that is perhaps why Walcott by no means bought picked for the 2010 World Cup regardless of a hat-trick towards Croatia in qualifying.
Talking on the newest episode of Up Entrance With, which airs this Sunday at 9.30pm, the 31-year-old instructed talkSPORT: “I missed a gathering as soon as and I’m somebody who likes to be on time.
“I went to John Terry and I’m younger, I stated sorry for lacking the assembly and he stated it was positive.
“I believed no, I’ll go to Capello, and I used to be pretty-much on my knees saying sorry. He simply shrugged his shoulders and closed the door on me.
“I truly thought, ‘How f****** impolite is that?’ I used to be s******* myself earlier than, I went to John Terry, one of the vital respectable guys within the camp, who stated it was positive. Then I’m going to the supervisor and he does that to me.
“He was very chilly. Generally it was acceptable, however typically it was a bit a lot.”
After being a shock choice for the 2006 World Cup aged 17, much more surprising was Walcott’s omission for the next event, which Capello ultimately admitted was a mistake after Lionel Messi got here out and criticised the decision.
Harm meant that Walcott missed the 2014 World Cup as nicely, and by 2018, he was not a part of the England set-up anymore.
However Walcott, being the stunning bloke that he’s, doesn’t maintain a grudge, and truly displays on how a lot he grew below Capello for England.
“After saying all that from Capello, I in all probability discovered probably the most from him,” Walcott added.
“The best way he dealt with all these gamers was good.”
The identical can’t be stated for his spouse Melanie, nonetheless.
Extremely, Walcott and his spouse discovered themselves in the identical restaurant as Capello on the night time he resigned as England boss in February 2012.
“The night time he misplaced the England job, I used to be having a meal with my now spouse Melanie and Capello was there,” Walcott added. “We had been having Chinese language at The Dorchester.
“We stated hi there afterwards and Mel gave him the loss of life stare. He didn’t take me to the World Cup, after the Croatia hat-trick I didn’t go. That’s why Mel gave him the soiled stare.”
Hearken to the complete hour-long interview with Theo Walcott on the newest episode of Up Entrance With this Sunday at 9.30pm on talkSPORT!