Jamie Carragher who retired from international football three years ago has been named in the England’s initial 30 man World Cup squad.
The 32 year old central defender has 34 international caps but retired because of a combination of not being first choice, and in the hope of extending his club career at Liverpool.
The full squad is:
Goalkeepers Joe Hart, David James, Robert Green
Defenders Leighton Baines, Jamie Carragher, Ashley Cole, Michael Dawson, Rio Ferdinand, Glen Johnson, Ledley King, John Terry, Matthew Upson, Stephen Warnock
Midfielders Gareth Barry, Michael Carrick, Joe Cole, Steven Gerrard, Tom Huddlestone, Adam Johnson, Frank Lampard, Aaron Lennon, James Milner, Scott Parker, Theo Walcott, Shaun Wright-Phillips
Forwards Darren Bent, Peter Crouch, Jermain Defoe, Emile Heskey, Wayne Rooney
Carragher’s return to the England squad has been met with surprise, especially after what can only be described as an indifferent season at Liverpool.
What are your thoughts on his U-turn?