Tottenham winger Andros Townsend has spoken of his pride at his unforgettable debut on Friday night against Montenegro.
Townsend has spent the last four years on loan at nine different clubs in total. The winger is just starting to become a regular in Spurs' line-up.
The 22-year-old was a surprise starter in Roy Hodgson's line-up, with the pressurised England boss taking a risk in starting with the attacking Townsend over the defensive minded James Milner.
Nonetheless his risk paid off, with the winger providing the cross for England's first goal before managing a ruthless shot himself to grab the third.
His man-of-the-match appearance will give English fans a bit of hope in knowing that with the 'golden generation' starting to turn into the 'retro generation' there is still talent left in England's national team.
"I'm so proud to have represented my country and to play well and score really is a dream come true," the proud winger told Spurs' official website.
"I tried to play my normal game and everything went well. The most important thing was the win, it was a huge game.
"It hasn't really sunk in yet. All I'm thinking about is Poland on Tuesday and then it's back to Spurs and preparing for Villa.
"JD [Jermain Defoe] and Kyle [Walker] have been giving me a bit of stick [about not scoring], so it's nice to keep them quiet for a while!"
England sit top of Group H, knowing that they must beat Poland on Tuesday in order to secure automatic qualification for next years World Cup in Brazil.
Anything less will mean a gruelling two legged play-off in November against another team who finished second in their group.
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