England national team is alongside with Scotland the oldest football team in the world, played their first match in 1872. They have won FIFA World Cup in one occasion in 1966. when it was played on their home ground. They defeated West Germany in the thrilling match, 4-2 after extra time. England have not won the UEFA European Football Championship - their best result was a third place finish in the 1968 Championship.
Coming to EURO 2012, Roy Hodgson the current England manager, suffer sever losses to his first team. Nevertheless, England managed to finish first placed in their group, leaving behind France, Sweden and EURO host nation Ukraine. Best news so far for England was return of their best player to the main squad, Wayne Rooney. We'll gonna have to wait and see if England's style of play will be enough to beat reborn Italy team.
Fifa ranking: 6.
Nickname: Three Lions
Best scorer: Bobby Charlton (49)
Most caps ever: Peter Shilton (125)
Head coach: Roy Hodgson
|Star Player: Wayne Rooney
What can we say about Wayne Rooney that hasn't been said already. Strong, pacey striker from Man Utd is for sure in the top 5 strikers in the world at the moment. For sure England results will highly depend on his motivation and will, if Rooney plays well England will play well.
For sure the best player in Football Manager for some years now, Rooney has got it all. With great mental along with physical attributes and respectable technical attributes, make Rooney one of the top players in FM 2012.
How would we play with them based on their roster
Asymmetric 4-2-3-1 formation
Goalkeeper: normal role ( Goalkeeper )
Full backs: if pacey and good at crossing set to Wing Backs
Central defenders: both limited defenders stopper/cover
Midfielders: DML - Anchor Man / MCR - Box to Box
Attacking Midfielder: Advance Playmaker
Wingers: AML - Winger / AMR - inside forward
Attacker: Target Man
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