Everton fans' mouths will be watering after the dazzling performance of Ross Barkley against Norwich City.
The 19-year-old Englishman introduced himself to the start of the Premier League season with a powerful left footed goal in the 61st minute with the game ending in a final score of 2-2.
The goal was his first for the club who he has been tied with since 11 years of age. But that isn't what the fans are raving about.
Barkley's display in the game produced maturity way beyond his young career with technical combination play in the midfield and ruthlessness against players who are supposedly bigger and stronger than the young lad.
English critics and fans haven't been so nice to the production in quality of young English talent lately, mentioning that they do not posses the same technical abilities as the Spanish, which for the most part is true.
But Barkley seems to be a step above his peers and certainly without a doubt be an answer to those critics.
Raw, powerful, technical. I would go as far and say that I wouldn't be surprised if Roy Hodgson gives him a shout in the full England national team in a month's time knowing the likes of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal will be sidelined with an injury.
Barkley, having made five appearances for the England U-21 team, will surely have the dream of an England debut in the back of his mind through the course of this season.
But as of right now, Barkley will cherish his first goal for Everton and look to an already successful start to his Premier League season, hopefully shaking off the title 'the next Wayne Rooney' and become a talented player in his own right.
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