Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain watched England's last tournament appearance with his friends in a Southsea pub - but is now relishing being part of the Euro 2012 squad.

The Arsenal winger's meteoric rise up the footballing ladder continued when he made his full debut in Saturday's 1-0 success over Belgium at Wembley. It is only just over 12 months ago that Oxlade-Chamberlain was playing for Southampton in League One.

He said: "In a year everything has changed around. It has changed around very quickly. I've enjoyed every minute of it and I hope I continue in the same way. It was not long ago I was watching the 2010 World Cup with some friends in Southsea."

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