Jermaine Pennant asks Twitter if England will be in ‘Euro 2018’ after Brexit

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Remember Jermaine Pennant?

Exciting teenager originally at Arsenal, had a spell at Liverpool, famous for wearing an electronic tag around his ankle during a match following a drink-driving conviction.

Well, Pennant is now 33 years old - time flies, eh? - but the former England Under-21 international doesn’t appear to understand the ins and outs of Brexit.


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The Nottingham-born winger, who currently plies his trade for Tampines Rovers in Singapore (no, us neither), asked his 3,665 Twitter followers this morning if England will be able to compete in Euro 2018.

First of all, there’s no such thing as Euro 2018. The European Championships are held every four years, Jermaine.

Pennant's post-Brexit tweets

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Secondly, Britain has voted to leave the EU. It remains part of Europe and will be able to compete in the 2020 European Championships.

England remain in Euro 2016...

England, of course, also continue their journey at the current European Championships in France.

Roy Hodgson’s side will take on Iceland on Monday for a place in the Euro 2016 quarter-finals.

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