Twitter build up ahead of England v Germany
England face Germany tonight in the first of their friendlies during this international break and fans are looking forward to the two rivals coming head to head.
Heading abroad to face the World Champions is going to be a tough ask for Roy Hodgson’s men, but memories of previous triumphs have given fans some hope.
— England (@england) March 26, 2016
GLORIOUS: England v Germany 5-1 2001 https://t.co/uQKADPyk8r
— Ahmed Bayram (@Alex_Fergusoned) March 26, 2016
Its Neville to Campbell, Campbell to Rio
Rio to Scholesy, Scholesy Gerrard
Gerrard to Beckham, Beckham to Heskey
Heskey to Owen to nod 5-1
— Karl McInnes (@KarlM96) March 26, 2016
The biggest talking point in the English media came as Roy Hodgson announced his starting lineup the day before the match.
England, and their new Tottenham influence. Four Spurs players in starting line-up v Germany tomorrow: https://t.co/Iga40L91N3
— Daniel Taylor (@DTguardian) March 25, 2016
BREAKING: England team to play Germany: Butland, Clyne, Smalling, Cahill, Rose, Henderson, Dier, Alli, Lallana, Welbeck, Kane #SSNHQ
— Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) March 25, 2016
England hope to build new era on Spurs’ young talent https://t.co/htvKhMiByc
— Mark Ogden (@MarkOgden_) March 26, 2016
Fans weighed in of what they though of a Three Lions’ side spearheaded by Tottenham Hotspur players.
— TV/Celeb Haircuts (@NewsreaderHair1) March 26, 2016
It’s going to be a struggle hating England today with 4 Spurs lads in the XI.
— Glasgow RK Spurs (@GlasgowRKSpurs) March 26, 2016
You’d think Spurs have never had a full England international
— Mart (@mattylad_92) March 26, 2016
The German national team also took notice of the team selection.
— Germany (@DFB_Team_EN) March 26, 2016