"Had I been in Ryan Bertrand's shoes, and I missed out, I would have been very angry, so I know I've been very lucky and I'm going to do everything I can to repay the manager", he said.
England scored both of their goals against Nigeria in a first half that featured some flowing attacking football in Southgate's fluid 3-5-2 system, and substitute Ruben Loftus-Cheek was pleased with what he saw.
"We've got to stay focused on ourselves and not worry about the teams in the past. All we can do is stay together, give everything on the pitch and then see what happens", he added.
"I think they have a very good chance of going all the way", the former Chelsea midfielder said.
An English soccer player has told his family not to come to the World Cup, out of fear they would face racist abuse.
England face Costa Rica at Elland Road on Thursday and will play a practice match in training before flying to Russian Federation on June 12, but Cahill believes psychological preparation is the top priority for Southgate's squad in the coming days.
The "fact" that Kane, who was listed as 188cm tall, appeared to be a whopping 18kgs heavier than Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo didn't make a lot of sense in the minds of supporters.
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If the forecast works out, the German national football team will get their fifth World Cup, matching Brazil's record. "We're big enough to deal with it and we've got the right people around us to help if anything was to occur".
A fully-fit England squad trained at St George's Park ahead of their final friendly before the tournament.
"I didn't play my best game (against Nigeria) but I did some good things".
"Since I came in to the set-up in March I've just been trying to get used to new training techniques".
Dier played the anchoring role at Wembley, while Henderson is expected to start in Thursday's farewell friendly against Costa Rica at Elland Road, but decision time is looming for the Group G opener against Tunisia.
"You want to know who is in form and any time a player has 10 minutes or 90 minutes on the field they have an opportunity to make a statement in the way they play".