After Phil Foden, Mason Greenwood has also apologized for violating the corona guidelines in Iceland. Both players from England were removed from the selection on Monday after being visited by two women at the hotel.
“Now that I’ve had a chance to think about what happened, I apologize for what I caused,” Greenwood said in a statement on Tuesday. website van Manchester United.
“It was irresponsible of me to violate the corona protocols in Iceland,” continued the 18-year-old attacker. “They are there to protect players, staff and the public.”
Greenwood especially thinks that he dropped national coach Gareth Southgate. “I let him down while he has a lot of faith in me. Playing for English football was one of the greatest moments of my life, I can only blame myself for this huge mistake.”
Both Manchester City player Foden and Greenwood made his international debut for England in the Nations League match against Iceland (0-1) on Saturday. Foden previously spoke words to the same effect about the incident.
England will play on Tuesday, without Greenwood and Foden, at 8.45 p.m. in Copenhagen against Denmark in the group stage of the Nations League.
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