Harry Maguire has spoken out after being booed last night while playing for England.

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Gareth Southgate chose the Manchester United captain alongside Tyrone Mings at the back. Maguire, 28, has had a rough season at club level and has been heavily criticized for his efforts.

Maguire cupped his ears towards supporters after scoring for the Three Lions against Albania in November, angering Roy Keane.

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When Maguire’s name was announced before the game against the Ivory Coast, it was booed.

His initial touches during the 3-0 victory drew jeers as well.

Maguire, on the other hand, appears to have blocked out the criticism, making no mention of it in a tweet this morning.

He wrote on Twitter: “Enjoyable week playing for my country”

Maguire was an unused replacement in England’s 2-1 win over Switzerland on Saturday, but he played the entire 90 minutes in the 3-0 victory last night.

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Last night, Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson defended his international team-mate by attacking the Wembley boo lads.

He wrote: “I can’t get my head around what happened at Wembley tonight.

“Harry Maguire has been a colossus for England. Without him, the progress made at the last two tournaments would not have been possible.

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“To be booed at his home stadium, for no reason? What have we become? What happened tonight was just wrong.

“As someone who wants to win with England I feel fortunate to share a dressing room with him. We all feel the same!”


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