When John Terry retired from international football it came as a blow to many.
Terry retired back in 2012, on the eve of his racism hearing. It came as a massive shock, and frankly the Three Lions would never be as defensively sound as they were.
Since Jose Mourinho made his return to Stamford Bridge Chelsea have been in fine form, in both attacking sense as well as defensive.
Terry appears a favourite under the 'Special One', with the 33-year-old playing every minute in the Premier League this season.
England have a tough group to get out of this year, and many don't expect a lot. If they are going to surprise and do well, then JT would be a perfect acquisition.
His defensive mind, reading of the game and tough tackling nature could play a huge factor in Brazil, and since Rio Ferdinand retired internationally there hasn't been a good enough replacement.
Although he would be too old perhaps to return to the England fold on a full-time basis, Roy Hodgson still could do with his services for the World Cup in June.
Terry would form a perfect partnership with Chelsea team-mate Gary Cahill, and overall we'd be quite a strong force in keeping out Luis Suarez and co.
It's not too late for him to come out of retirement, it does happen. Shay Given for example is set to line-up for Ireland again in the distant future, and Rio had the choice.
Feel free to disagree, but England look pretty vulnerable in defence, and with them in the group of death, as dubbed by Gregg Dyke that is, we need to be a force not to be reckoned with like that of Spain or Germany.
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