Raheem Sterling leaves England’s World Cup squad after a break-in at his family home

Raheem Sterling Leaves England world Cup A team are in Qatar to return to England after intruders broke into their home on Saturday.

It is believed that his family was at home during the incident in Surrey.

Sterling is understandably shaken by the news and has decided to leave the tournament in Qatar to be with his family.

Sources close to the player say there is no change in Sterling’s unwavering commitment to England and only the well-being of his family can see him leave the tournament at such a pivotal time.

The 27-year-old could still decide to return to Qatar if the conditions are right.

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England said shortly before the round of 16 match against SenegalAnd the which England won 3-0This pound sterling Was not available for selection due to a ‘family matter’.

Southgate confirmed after the quarter-final victory with France On Saturday, the pound sterling will return to the UK.

He said: “Right now, it’s clear the priority for him is to be with his family.

“We will support that and make sure he has as much time off as he needs.”

Asked if Sterling could eventually join the team in Qatar, he added: “I don’t really know.

“Right now, it’s a situation where he needs time with his family and I don’t want to put him under any pressure because of that.

“Sometimes football is not the most important thing and family has to come first.”

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Captain Harry KaneAnd he, who scored the second goal in the victory, added: “Our thoughts are with him and his family. We’ll have to take it day by day.

“We send him our best and hope to see him as soon as possible.”


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